Places of Worship in Scoonie Parish in Fife Region

  • Former Salvation Army

    This building was originally the home of the Salvation Army in Leven.    Inscriptions around the main doorway indicate that it was erected in 1905,  but it is unclear when the Salvation Army took it over  &n...


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  • Former St. Andrew's Parish Church

    This impressive former church was built as Leven Free Church in the early 1860s. In 1900 it became Forman United Free Church before becoming St. Andrew’s Parish Church in 1975, due to the union of Forman and St John’s (n...


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  • Forth Street Hall

    This community hall was originally built as Leven Baptist Chapel in 1892. It is located in a small street in the south-west area of Leven. The foundation stone was laid in 1939 by the Reverend Principal W. Holms Coats.&nbs...


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  • Leven Congregational House Chapel

    There was reportedly a small chapel located within a room in the upper floor of a house on North Street (formerly Back Street) in Leven, which was in use from around 1825-1860. However, there is little other information ab...

  • Leven Parish Church

    Leven Parish Church was built between 1901 and 1904, replacing the original church on the same site. This had been built in 1775, itself to replace an older church (the Old Scoonie Parish Kirk) on the outskirts of the town to t...


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  • Scoonie Old Kirkyard

    This graveyard is on a rise to the north of the centre of Leven sloping downward to the south, and is surrounded by coped rubble walls.   The main entrance to the graveyard has ashlar gateposts and decorative iron work gates.&n...

    View of eastern section of graveyard
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  • Scoonie Old Parish Church

    The Old Parish Church of Leven was constructed in the twelfth century and today all that remains is a roofless structure which may have been the session house or vestry of the church.   It became redundant and fell into a ruino...


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  • St Peter's Roman Catholic Church, Leven

    St Peter's was built in 1870-1 in the Gothic style by architect Robert Baldie. It was originally Leven United Presbyterian church and later became St John's United Free Church after a union ...


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  • St. Margaret Queen of Scotland Episcopal Church

    This building is in a gravel compound surrounded by bull-faced coped walls from which the railings and entrance gates have been removed.  The tower is known as the Gibson-Carmichael Tower, after the benefactor.   The archi...


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  • White Memorial Baptist Church

    This building was designed in 1914 by A. C. Dewar and opened in 1916.   It is set back from the road at the end of a path and is surrounded by a well kept garden and red gravel car park.   A hall/centre associated wit...


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