Fife

Photographs of the Fife area

Church, St Monans

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Church, St Monance - Ref: WC3133

St Monance Church. Braehead 14th Century church standing on a cliff above the sea. The church was built by David II in 1362-70 by Sir William Dishington, Master of Works.

The Church was ruinous in 1772 but received ' partial reparation' to be followed by major restoration by William Burn in 1826-8. The present church probably occupies the site of an early chapel dedicated to the St.

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wc3133

Church, St Monans

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Church, St Monance - Ref: WC3134

St Monance Church occupying a striking position close to the sea this magnificent church built by Sir William Dishington in 1370 with alterations by William Burn in 1828 and Ian Lindsay in 1950s.

The original level was reinstated during restoration in 1955 by Ian G Linsay which also included removal of wall plaster.

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wc3134

Church, St Monans

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Church, St Monance - Ref: WC3135

St Monance Church. Braehead 14th century church standing on a cliff above the sea. The church was built by David II in 1362-70 by Sir William Dishington, Master of Works.

There are medieval consecration crosses. The present church probably occupies the site of an early chapel dedicated to the Saint although no trace of such a building has been found.

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wc3135

Church, St Monans

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Church, St Monance - Ref: WC3136

St Monance Church occupying a striking position close to the sea this magnificent church was built by Sir William Dishington in 1370 by David II. The church was ruinous in 1772 but received 'partial reparation'.

The church had major restoration by William Burn in 1826-8. The original level was reinstated during restoration in 1955 by Ian G Lindsay.

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Woodhaven, Wormit

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Woodhaven - Ref: WC3198


Woodhaven, a village in Forgan Parish in Fife on the Firth of Tay, opposite Dundee and 1 mile south-west of Newport. The large house in the picture is the old granary building which served as a hospital for boys from the "Mars" training ship.

Woodhaven, till the year 1822 there had been, from time immemorial, two public ferries in the parish communicating with Dundee across the Tay, one at Woodhaven and another at Newport.

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wc3198

Newport-On-Tay

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Newport-on-Tay - Ref: WC3199


Alexander Wilson who took this photograph, was a supervisor in a Dundee jute mill for over 20 years. He bequeathed much of his collection and £50, to cover the costs involved, to the Free Library Committee of Dundee in 1923.

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Riverside Road, Wormit

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Riverside Road (north side), Wormit - Ref: WC3200

Wormit, Riverside Road (north side). Wormit was a hamlet until the Tay Rail bridge opened in 1878, then it became, like Newport, a dormitory for Dundee. Wormit claims it was the first village in Scotland to have electricity.

The houses in the picture are a fine example of Victorian architecture. The builder of most of its early houses, Alexander Stewart, had a windmill on Wormit Hill which was supplemented by a steam generator.

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Cottages, Wormit

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Cottages, Wormit - Ref: WC3201

Cottages, Wormit. Whitewashed cottages and children dressed for work and play are featured in this picture. Wormit evolved as the newest of the south bank settlements at the junction of the Tayport branch line and the main line from Tay Bridge.

Wormit owes its existence to the railway which put it within easy commuter distance of Dundee.

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Wormit and Tay Bridge

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Wormit and Tay Bridge - Ref: WC3202


Wormit with the Tay Bridge in the background, featuring a man with his children. Wormit owes its existence to the railway which put it within easy commuter distance of Dundee.

Wormit developed around the southern bridgehead. One of a number of settlements in style and layout it is very similar to its larger neighbours.

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Horse and Cart, Wormit

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Horse and cart, Wormit - Ref: WC3203

Horse and cart, Wormit a common form of transport of the day. Wormit developed around the southern bridgehead of the Tay Bridge. One of a number of brae-settlements in style and layout it is very similar to its larger neighbours.

The picture shows a dapple-grey horse and cart possibly owned by one of the middle-class and being admired by the local children.

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