Dysart, 'saint Dennis' Chapel'


Site Name Dysart, 'saint Dennis' Chapel'

Classification Building

Canmore ID 54000

Site Number NT39SW 3

NGR NT 3044 9300

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Fife
  • Parish Kirkcaldy And Dysart
  • Former Region Fife
  • Former District Kirkcaldy
  • Former County Fife

Archaeology 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.


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