St Monan's Cell, St Monans

Grid reference

NO 523 014 (accurate position)

Six-figure easting & northing

352300 701400

Latitude

56.20287870420617

Longitude

-2.7689334189045014

Altitude (metres)

5

County

Fife

Nearby places

St Monans, parish, formerly Abercrombie (0.06 miles)

St Monan's Chapel, St Monans (0.06 miles)

Mary Magdalen's Well, Pittenweem (1.12 miles)

St Mary's Chapel, Pittenweem (1.72 miles)

St Fillan's Well, Pittenweem (1.75 miles)

Object Classification

Antiquity

Is linear feature?

No

Notes

NMRS records: A small cave in the face of a perpendicular rock, situated about 50 yds E of the parish church; it is traditionally said to be the cell of St Monan ( Name Book 1853). The front part of the cave has gone, and a byre has been built on the site of St Monan's Stedd. D H Fleming 1886.

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Relationships with other parishes

Within St Monans, parish, formerly Abercrombie