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MEMORABILIA, JOn. SIME EDINr. 1840. Photographic copy of ink plan and elevation drawings. Titled: 'High Street of Pittenweem 1829.' Insc. 'South Front of Old Twin Houses in the High Street of Pitten ...

SC 396633

Description MEMORABILIA, JOn. SIME EDINr. 1840. Photographic copy of ink plan and elevation drawings. Titled: 'High Street of Pittenweem 1829.' Insc. 'South Front of Old Twin Houses in the High Street of Pittenweem, Fifeshire - opposite head of ye Water Wynd-The Eastern most one was removed in 1829 -Formerly belonged to the Gibleston Family and in front of it, Charles II was publicly entertained by ye citizens in his progress thro' Fife AD 16. See an account of ye Event in ye first Statistical Accot of ye Parish by ye late Dr Nairn - John Sime, 1827.'

Catalogue Number SC 396633

Category On-line Digital Images

Copy of C 33468 P

Scope and Content 1820s elevation and plans of High Street, Pittenweem, Fife Pittenweem became a burgh of barony dependent on its Augustinian Priory in the 15th century, and a royal burgh in 1541. Appearing in records in 1228, its port harboured a thriving fishing fleet, and was home to merchants trading with the Low Countries. This set of plans and elevations was drawn up in the 1820s and shows the layout of some of the houses on the High Street, as well as the name sof those who owned them. Source: RCAHMS contribution to SCRAN.

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