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Collessie,cairn 390m north west of Collessie Mill Farm

A Scheduled Monument in Howe of Fife and Tay Coast, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.309 / 56°18'32"N

Longitude: -3.1613 / 3°9'40"W

OS Eastings: 328251

OS Northings: 713563

OS Grid: NO282135

Mapcode National: GBR 29.6HRK

Mapcode Global: WH6QW.DPW9

Entry Name: Collessie,cairn 390m NW of Collessie Mill Farm

Scheduled Date: 23 February 1977

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM3950

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric ritual and funerary: bell cairn

Location: Collessie

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Howe of Fife and Tay Coast

Traditional County: Fife

Description

Mediaeval. Nave and Chancel. Random rubble. Gabled.

Roofless. Round-head doorways and slit windows. Long

couplet at E. end.

VESTRY (Macdonald of Largie Burial Aisle) on N. side:

Entered by low round arch. Pointed barrel vault with

stone-slabbed roof. Grave slabs. (2 with effigies; rest

ornamented).

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Sources

Bibliography

Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae

Muir, 'Characteristics', pp. 51-2.

Ecc. Arch, 1, p. 98

White; 'Archaeological Sketches', pp.131-4 (ills.)

RCAHMS INV. 287

Canmore

https://canmore.org.uk/site/319828/
https://canmore.org.uk/site/38555/

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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