Places of Worship in Leuchars Parish in Fife Region

  • Antiburgher Church, Balmullo

    An Antiburgher congregation was formed in Balmullo in around 1747. The church went out of use prior to the formation of the United Presbyterian Church in 1847. If the former church building is still standing, the most likely candidate ap...


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  • Guardbridge Parish Church

    This church was built to accommodate the growing numbers of employees at the nearby Guardbridge paper mill who would have had to worship at Leuchars, Dairsie or Strathkinness;   it originally opened as a mission station.&n...


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  • Leuchars Episcopal Church

    This Episcopal Church is a fairly modern building and part of the former Leuchars RAF base, which is now a large army base. The church was built to serve the needs of the base, which houses many personel and their families. Due to securi...

  • Leuchars Free Church (now Henderson Hall)

    This building was built as a Free Church in 1895, having been designed by the architect David Henry, and is now used as a hall.  It is situated at the roadside between residential buildings, which obscure the south, west and north e...


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  • Leuchars Parish Church (St. Athernase)

    This historic church is considered to be Fife’s finest surviving example of Romanesque arechitecture. Called St Athernase, it is located on high ground in the centre of Leuchars, in the medieval centre of this villag...

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  • St. Bonach's Chapel

    This building is no longer in existence. The site may be under the car park or playground of Leuchars Primary School.    An article by William Reid in the 1909 volume of The Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Sco...

    Former Site of Chapel Under Car Park
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  • St. Michael's Chapel

    This is a fairly large multi-denominational place of worship (or garrison church), located in the secured grounds of RAF Leuchars, which is now a large army base. It is a 20th century building which serves the needs of this large militar...

  • St. Saviour's Episcopal Church

    This church is now a house. It faces the main road between Leuchars and Guardbridge.    The former church is built in rough coursed sandstone with dressed quoins and a slate pitched roof. It was built as a Scottish Episcop...


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  • Tammie Knowe

    An RCAHMS Canmore entry from 1908 alleges that there was at one time a pre-Reformation church on a knoll to the north east of Earlshall which bore the name Tammie Knowe. The church would have been somewhere in Tentsmuir Forest.  "Th...

  • Vicarsford Cemetery Chapel

    This fine A-listed memorial chapel with its surrounding cemetery, boundary walls and gate lodge were constructed between 1895 and 1897 by local architect Thomas Martin Cappon for the Leng family and in particular as a...


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