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View of the Fairfoul tombstone in the churchyard of St Nicholas' Church, Anstruther Wester.

F 717

Description View of the Fairfoul tombstone in the churchyard of St Nicholas' Church, Anstruther Wester.

Date 7/1963

Collection Scottish National Buildings Record

Catalogue Number F 717

Category Photographs and Off-line Digital Images

Copies SC 1559514

Scope and Content Written on the back of the mounted print: 'Shire: Fife. Place: Anstruther Wester. Building: Parish Kirk - Graveyard - Fairfoul Tombstone'. Photographer: 'F.B.' Date: 'July 1963' The Parish Church was probably rebuilt in the 18th century, preserving only the 16th century steeple from an older building. The tombstone of John Fairfoul, died 1626, survives in the churchyard. It is decorated with a roughly carved skull and bears a lengthy Latin inscription. Source: RCAHMS contribution to SCRAN.

External Reference MW/BR/ANS/33

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/collection/248071

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Attribution: © Crown Copyright: HES (Scottish National Buildings Record)

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