Places of Worship in Rothes Parish in Grampian Region

  • Chapel Ley, Rothes

    The Ordnance Survey Name Book (1871) describes this site as being known locally as an ancient burial ground, possibly associated with a chapel. A skull was apparently dug up there and re-buried. A site visit in the 1960s by the Ordnance ...

  • Dundurcas Kirk, Rothes

    Dundurcas Kirk is a ruined church situated within a sub-rectangular graveyard. The site may date back to the 12th century, although the church remains present today are much later than that, perhpas dating to the 18th century. The church...

    View of the church and graveyard from the south-west
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  • Orton Mausoleum and St Mary Well, Rothes

    This is a private mausoleum and burial ground of the Wharton Duff of Orton family. It is located within a rectangular enclosure in a field on land that belongs to a nearby estate. Some historical sources claim the site used to contain a ...

  • Possible Chapel Site, Rothes

    This is the site of a possible chapel, but there is little evidence to prove this. The site is a short distance south of Rothes on the edge of a steep ridge, which drops down to the A941. There is open farmland to the west and east and a...

    The area where the chapel may have been located
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  • Rothes Former United Free Church

    This large town church was built at the start of the 20th century near the centre of Rothes, on High Street. It was built as a Free Church but it closed as a place of worship quite a while ago. By the early 1990s it was being partly used...

    View of the church from the south-east
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  • Rothes Old Parish Church

    The site of Rothes Old Parish Church lies within a large graveyard on the western edge of the town of Rothes. The original graveyard is on low, flat ground on the north side of the Burn of Rothes. A large graveyard expansion and later ce...

    The site of the church in the graveyard, close to the burial enclosure
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  • Rothes Parish Church

    This is a parish church located alongside the main road (High Street) through the burgh town of Rothes. It is situated in small grounds and is surrounded by three streets. The church borders the pavement on the north-west and south-west ...

    View of the church from the south-east
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