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St Monans Church, Fife Coast, Scotland

St Monans Church, Fife Coast, Scotland. South elevation.

This evening, I am focusing on St. Monans Parish Church which is located on an elevated position on the Fife Coast overlooking the Firth of Forth. Location is about  50 miles N.E. of Scotland’s capital, Edinburgh.

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Coastal view of St Andrews Castle, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on one of the most important fortifications on Scotland’s east coast, namely St Andrews Castle, Fife. This is located in the town of St Andrews which is a popular visitor destination combining history, learning, culture, a coastal resort, and the home of golf.

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Entrance Arch, St Andrews Cathedral, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on (the ruined) St. Andrews Cathedral in Fife, east of Scotland.

History

This university town was the focal point of the Scottish church during the Middle Ages and as such  the city and its associated religious community has played an important role on the history of Scotland. St Andrew is the patron saint of Scotland probably because a cult grew up around the relics of the saint during the 8th century AD which were, allegedly, interred in a shrine in what is now St. Andrews.

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