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Anstruther Easter, General

Burgh (Medieval), Village (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Anstruther Easter, General

Classification Burgh (Medieval), Village (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Cellardyke

Canmore ID 77555

Site Number NO50SE 55

NGR NO 5700 0300

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Fife
  • Parish Anstruther Easter
  • Former Region Fife
  • Former District North East Fife
  • Former County Fife

Archaeology Notes

NO50SE 55 5700 0300.

Erected burgh of barony in 1571/2; became a royal burgh in 1583. (See also Kilrenny: NO50SE 57).

G S Pryde 1965.

Architecture Notes

The National Trust Survey (1938) reports that, although there are still a number of old houses in Anstruther Easter, few stand out as being particularly good. The Manse is probably the most notable house in town.

Classification: 3A, 6B, 18C houses



Valuation of house, yard and well which belonged to John Anstruther's widow and now to Sir John Anstruther, bart.

1788 GD63/45?


Photographic Survey (July 1963)

Photographic survey of buildings in Anstruther Easter, Fife, by the Ministry of Work/Scottish National Buildings Record in July 1963.


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