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Archaeology Notes

Event ID 709889

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Archaeology Notes


NT08NE 1.07 08963 87261

(NT 0896 8726) Dunfermline Abbey - The Frater Range: The original conventual buildings were destroyed by Edward I in 1303. Restoration must have been in progress 1329, as in that year there was a royal contribution towards the erection of the refectory or frater.

The frater had three storeys. The south side is divided into eight bays by lofty buttresses.

RCAHMS 1933.

The building is as described.

Visited by OS (D W R) 18 February 1974.

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