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Fordell Chapel

Chapel (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Fordell Chapel

Classification Chapel (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 50866

Site Number NT18NW 5

NGR NT 14655 85350

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NT18NW 5.00 1464 8534

NT18NW 5.01 NT 1467 8533 Well

(NT 1464 8534) Chapel (NR)

OS 6" map (1967)

Fordell Chapel, restored some years ago, is a mortuary chapel built in 1650. It is said to occupy the site of the old chapel of St Theriot, Therotus or Theoretus. Uoret, an 8th century cleric, may be represented by St Terott or Tirot, Teorot, whose chapel was in Fordel, 1570, 1611 (W J Watson 1926). Noted in 1510 (Reg Magni Sig Reg Scot).

RCAHMS 1933, visited 1925; D MacGibbon and T Ross 1887

This chapel, now disused, is as described. It is in good condition, with restoration work currently in progress.

Visited by OS (AC) 11 March 1959.


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