Cupar Old and St Michael of Tarvit Parish Church

Cupar Old and St Michael of Tarvit Parish Church

Denomination:   Church of Scotland
OS Reference:   NO373143
Address:   Kirkgate, Cupar, KY15 5AL
Local Authority:   Fife
Listing:   A

Church Overview

The tower dates from 1415; its spire and belfry (containing two bells 1485 and 1689) were added in 1620 and the four-face clock in 1910. The church itself was rebuilt in 1785. Inside are war memorials on the east and south walls and the guidon of the Fife and Forfar Yeomanry. A recess in the west wall contains the 15th-century recumbent figure of a knight (‘Muckle Fernie’). Adjacent graveyard contains hand of David Hackston, a Covenanter from Rathillet.


Sundays: 10.30am.

Opening Arrangements

Open by arrangement


Access for partially abled  Induction loop for the deaf Disabled WC refreshments

Image Gallery

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Cupar Old & St Michael of Tarvit Parish Church


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