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St Andrews Cathedral, St Andrews Priory, Guest Hall

Guest Hall (Medieval)

Site Name St Andrews Cathedral, St Andrews Priory, Guest Hall

Classification Guest Hall (Medieval)

Alternative Name(s) St Leonard's School

Canmore ID 34300

Site Number NO51NW 2.01

NGR NO 51347 16579

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/34300

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Fife
  • Parish St Andrews And St Leonards
  • Former Region Fife
  • Former District North East Fife
  • Former County Fife

Archaeology Notes

NO51NE 2.1 51347 16579

(NO 5134 1657) Guest Hall (NR) (Remains of)

OS 25" map (1914)

"The Guest Hall of this building, which Prior John White constructed about the middle of the 13th century (Scotichronicon, lib vi, cap.li), there remains only a fragment of walling between the entrances of two buildings in Pends Road belonging to St Leonard's School; it bears on one side the remains of heavy vaulting-ribs and of a built-up opening. RCAHMS 1933

The hall was found by digging to have four bays.

D H Fleming 1914

All that remains of the guest hall is a fragment of wall 1.5m thick and 4.0m high.

Visited by OS (JLD) 17 October 1956

OS (JLD) confirmed.

Visited by OS (WDJ) 29 May 1964

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