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Tanshall

A sizeable public housing estate which forms a residential district (or precinct) of Glenrothes in Fife, Tanshall lies 1¼ miles (2 km) west of the town centre, between Macedonia and Caskieberran. Its takes its name from a farmstead which once lay towards the south of the area, while its street names are inspired by the towns and villages of the Northeast of Scotland (Alford, Alves, Cawdor, Cullen, Durris, Elgin, Forres, Huntly and Keith). With housing comprising a propensity of maisonette blocks, its population was recorded as 2655 in 1994. St. Ninian's Parish Church is situated on Tanshall Road East, while Tanshall Primary School opened in 1969 but closed in 2015.


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