About Scotland's Churches Trust

The website of Scotland's Churches Trust opens the door to Scotland's story by exploring living traditions of faith across the country.
The site is a starting point to access information on Scotland's churches of all denominations and a starting point for your special journeys. You can be assured of a warm welcome when you arrive, not as strangers but as pilgrims and honoured guests.

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Markinch Parish Church

Markinch

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Originally named St Drostan, after the 6th-century missionary. Records show the site has been a place of worship for almost 1,500 years. The Norman tower is 12th century; the body of the church was...

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The Heritage Lottery Fund provide funding for listed churches for structural repairs, new works and to help encourage more people to value and visit your church through their Grants for Places of Worship funding programme. Visit their website for more details on how to apply.

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