Dysart, 'saint Dennis' Chapel'

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Site Type BUILDING
Canmore ID 54000
Site Number NT39SW 3
NGR NT 3044 9300
Council FIFE
Parish KIRKCALDY AND DYSART
Former Region FIFE
Former District KIRKCALDY
Former County FIFE
Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Archaeological Notes

NT39SW 3 3036 9296.

(NT 3044 9300) St. Dennis' Chapel (NR) (Ruins of).
OS 6"map, Fifeshire, 1st ed., (1853)

There was a priory of Black Friars in the town of Dysart. Their chapel, called St. Dennis, was long in a ruinous state, but was lately converted into a forge.
OSA 1794.

Part of the original wall of the chapel is still standing.
NSA (written by Rev D Murray - 1836) 1845.

No reliable evidence of a Dominican house here can be found.
D E Easson 1957.

There are fragments of old walls here, but there is no evidence for the remains of a chapel.
Visited by OS (J L D) 5 October 1954.

 
External Links

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Books and References

Cowan and Easson, I B and D E (1976) Medieval religious houses in Scotland: with an appendix on the houses in the Isle of Man, London
Page(s): 103 Held at RCAHMS C.3.2.EAS.R

Easson, D E (1957a) Medieval religious houses in Scotland: with an appendix on the houses in the Isle of Man, London
Page(s): 103 Held at RCAHMS C.3.2.EAS

Farnie, H ({18--}) The Fife coast from Queensferry to Fifeness, Cupar
Page(s): 86 Held at RCAHMS D.4.FAR

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