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West Wemyss, Green Jean's Cave

Cave (Period Unassigned)

Site Name West Wemyss, Green Jean's Cave

Classification Cave (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 349332

Site Number NT39NW 290

NGR NT 32877 95020

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


Ordnance Survey licence number 100057073. All rights reserved.
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Administrative Areas

  • Council Fife
  • Parish Wemyss
  • Former Region Fife
  • Former District Kirkcaldy
  • Former County Fife


External Reference (2004)

The cave has been bricked up from the shore originally with a small barred window which has also been bricked up. The cave is high and dry.

Green Jean was a ghost seen around here when there was shortly to be a death nearby.

Information from booklet 'Walk between two castles: Macduff to Wemyss' published in 2004 by the Save the Wemyss Ancient Caves Society.

Information provided by Scotland's Coastal Heritage at Risk (SCHARP)


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