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- Category: A
- Date Added: 01/02/1972
- Local Authority: Fife
- Planning Authority: Fife
- Burgh: Cupar
National Grid Reference
- NGR: NO 37302 14336
- Coordinates: 337302, 714336
1415. 3 bays of N aisle of nave with cylindrical and haxagonal piers with NW tower 18' x 22-1/2' x 69' h; top stage rebuilt, 44' elongated broach spire and parapet of Renaissance balusters added by Rev Wm Scott 1620 (dated). Repaired by John Dawson, mason 1806.
Statement of Special Interest
Ecclesiastical building in use as such. The Heritors' Minutes of the 1785 period are missing and a complete set of the Parish Magazine articles could not be obtained. A competition in which the Messrs Buchan of North Berwick were successful was held, but Bell's plan was the cheapest. His church gave a great deal of trouble the first 60 years and Heritors' Records are full of references to remedial work. George Angus
was consulted in 1828; The porch was repaired and possibly extended in 18<> in which year Robert Hutchison produced a scheme for enlarging the church; St Michael's was built instead In 1837 his scheme for repairs was rejected as was another by James Smith in favour of that proposed by a Mr Scott.
OSA v 17 p140 NSA v 9 p 6 and 13 J R Walker, Pre–ref Chs in Fife (il 8 plan). Hay Port Ref Chs p 80, 171, 256. Inv. 168 (il).
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