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Latitude: 56.2132 / 56°12'47"N
Longitude: -2.7275 / 2°43'38"W
OS Eastings: 354975
OS Northings: 702530
OS Grid: NO549025
Mapcode National: GBR 2T.DK68
Mapcode Global: WH7ST.23G6
Entry Name: The Priory - St Fillan's Cave
Listing Date: 18 August 1972
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 385747
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB39873
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: East Neuk and Landward
Traditional County: Fife
The previous listed building record, written in 1972, stated that the cave was 'used by settlement of Fillan 640'. The historical association with St Fillan is unclear, and largely dates to 19th century accounts. The cave was likely to have been used by smugglers as a store.
The cave was restored by the late Canon de Voil, Dean of Brechin, and reconsecrated in 1935, when it was dedicated to St Fillan.
Listed building record revised in 2018.