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Inverkeithing, General

Burgh (Medieval), Town (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Inverkeithing, General

Classification Burgh (Medieval), Town (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 50999

Site Number NT18SW 75

NGR NT 1300 8200

NGR Description Centred on NT 1300 8200

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NT18SW 75 1300 8200 (Centred).

A royal burgh, first authentically appearing in charters of 1153 x 1162, Inverkeithing was granted to Robert de Londoniis before 1195. He had died childless by 1223 when the burgh was again held by the crown.

G S Pryde 1965.

Architecture Notes

In the National Library of Scotland. Vol.III. No1, of WaterColour Sketches by Thomas Brown, Advocate, is a view in Inverkeithing.

REFERNECE "Adv.MSS.34.8.1-3

Scottish Field, May 1962 p.59 - article & photographs


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