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Abbot House

The oldest building in Dunfermline, West Fife, situated in the Maygate at the centre of the burgh, Abbot House was built on the line of the old abbey wall. Constructed in the 16th Century after the Reformation, it was probably built for Robert Pitcairn, Commendator (lay administrator) of the old Abbey estates and was probably never the home of an abbot.

In 1994 the building was opened as a museum tracing the story of the town from Pictish times to the present day.


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