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Dunfermline, St Margaret's Street, Dunfermline Abbey, Frater Hall

Refectory (14th Century)

Site Name Dunfermline, St Margaret's Street, Dunfermline Abbey, Frater Hall

Classification Refectory (14th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Conventual Buildings; Frater Range; Fratery; Refectory

Canmore ID 49324

Site Number NT08NE 1.07

NGR NT 08963 87261

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Fife
  • Parish Dunfermline
  • Former Region Fife
  • Former District Dunfermline
  • Former County Fife

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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