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St David's Harbour

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Record Detail

  • Organisation
    RCAHMS
  • Alternative name(s)
    ST DAVIDS HARBOUR; OUTER FORTH ESTUARY; OUTER FIRTH OF FORTH
  • Canmore ID
    50972
  • Site type
    HARBOUR, SHIP BREAKING YARD
  • County
    FIFE
  • Parish
    DALGETY
  • Council
    FIFE
  • NGR
    NT 1475 8255
  • Latitude, longitude
    56.028236N, 3.369477W
  • Archeological notes
    NT18SW 50 1475 8255 Formerly also entered as NT18SW 206 at cited location NT 1483 8265. Designed as an outlet for the coal from Fordell Colliery and built, a long with a wooden railway from the mines, in 1750-60. Reconstruction work in mid-19th century. A Graham 1971 Site recorded by Maritime Fife during the Coastal Assessment Survey for Historic Scotland, Kincardine to Fife Ness 1996.
  • Architectural notes
    N/A

Related material information

SCANNED IMAGES

  • 451895 ()
    St David's Harbour General view from W
  • 1106583 (1934)
    South East view

MANUSCRIPTS

  • 50972 (5/10/1974)
    John R Hume Industrial/CBA cards Filed under Fife, Dalgety parish. Contact print attached (Hume photo index number H74/249/16). (see NMRS MS/749 entry for Collection description).
  • 50972 (4/1996)
    Survey archive: Site record sheets from Coastal Assessment Survey for Historic Scotland, Kincardine to Fifeness. Parcels 8 (MS 2307/2/8), 17 (MS 2307/2/17) and 18 (MS 2307/2/18) not included with archive.

PHOTOGRAPHS

  • 50972 (1974)
    General view from West
  • 50972 ()
    General view of harbour
  • 50972 (1934)
    South East view
  • 50972 ()
    North West view
  • 50972 ()
    General view to E of the yard showing NW corner, slipway and main buildings.
  • 50972 ()
    Copy of postcard showing general view.

1st edition 6-inch maps

TitleDateOther parishes/counties
 Ordnance Survey six-inch to the mile, Fife, Sheet 391854
 Ordnance Survey six-inch to the mile, Linlithgowshire, Sheet 31854-5