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Crombie

A historical perspective, drawn from the Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland: A Survey of Scottish Topography, Statistical, Biographical and Historical, edited by Francis H. Groome and originally published in parts by Thomas C. Jack, Grange Publishing Works, Edinburgh between 1882 and 1885.

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Crombie, a small village and an ancient parish in the SW extremity of Fife. The village stands 1¼ mile S of Cairneyhill, and 3¼ miles SW of Dunfermline. The parish is now incorporated with Torryburn, comprising that part of it to the S of the Burn of Torry, and also certain detached lands, which, distant 7½ miles, are annexed quoad sacra to Saliue. Its church stood on a commanding site, overlooking the Firth of Forth, and is now represented by some ruins.

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