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Even burke and hare have visited here.

Visiting graveyards are not really our thing, we are down this way a lot so decided to go and... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2017
Michael O
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Interesting old graveyard

Situated on the outskirts of the village on the eastern shoreline. It has a rather romantic ruined... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
Kent, UK
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“churchyard”(3 reviews)
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Bruce Haven Road, Limekilns, Dunfermline KY11 3HZ, Scotland
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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Visiting graveyards are not really our thing, we are down this way a lot so decided to go and explore this historical churchyard, the views are also fabulous, it also has seating areas.

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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Situated on the outskirts of the village on the eastern shoreline. It has a rather romantic ruined chapel and a mort house where bodies could be stored prior to burial in order to deter body snatchers in the 18th century. Many old and interesting gravestones...More

Thank Loriners
Reviewed 3 August 2017

I parked at the east end of Limekilns and walked along the coastal path to the Churchyard passing Windylaw Heritage path which was used by coffin bearers on their way to the churchyard some even being carried from Dunfermline.There is a nice seated area just...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2016

I have ancestors buried here. You can't always get in, but if you can it's a lovely peaceful spot. You can easily imagine Burke and Hare being here.

Thank Scotslassie54
Reviewed 12 August 2016

There is little here but some old walls and overgrown gravestones but it is interesting to wander around and the nearby paths can take you on nice walks either along the coast to Limekilns and Charlestown or inland through Lord Elgin's estate

Thank NeilSK
Reviewed 9 July 2016

As the body snatchers were clamped down on in Edinburgh in the early 19th century, they began coming over in a boat to Fife to steal a newly laid corpse.Hence Rosyth Old churchyard,found in Limekilns,had a morthouse and mortsafes by 1825.It is now a ruin.The...More

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