Kilrenny - possibly the East Neuk's oldest settlement

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Creative Commons License Text by Bill Kasman, August 2021 ; This work is dedicated to the Public Domain.
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NO5704 : Kilrenny (road) by Bill Kasman
The buildings to the right are Rennyhill Farm. Straight ahead is Rennyhill Farm Lodge.
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NO5705 : Rennyhill (road) by Bill Kasman
This minor road leaves the village heading north to eventually join with the B9171 near Spalefield.
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NO5705 : Kilrenny play area by Bill Kasman
Looking from the play area to the rough car park with the village beyond.
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NO5705 : Kilrenny play area by Bill Kasman
This path runs past the children's play area and provides access to the Innergellie Woodland.
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NO5705 : Path at Kilrenny by Bill Kasman
This path turns left ahead and returns to the children's play area. It also continues straight on to Kilrenny Common and once it continued even further as a pony track to reach the Kilrenny Shale Oil Works which was located near what is now East Pitcorthie farmhouse and operated during the late 1860s LinkExternal link The wall to the right bounds the ruined Innergellie House stables.
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NO5705 : Innergellie House Stables by Bill Kasman
This ruined building was the stables for the main house with quarters on the first floor for a coachman. The gate to the right looks like it hasn't been opened for some time. It is one end of the access road to Innergellie House the other end of which leaves the A917 at Innergellie House East Lodge (also known as 'Coachman's Cottage') a few hundred metres east of Kilrenny.
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NO5705 : Innergellie House Stables by Bill Kasman
This ruined building was the stables for the main house with quarters on the first floor for a coachman. It was built in 1746 - some six years after the main house was built.
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NO5705 : Dedication plaque by Bill Kasman
This plaque on the wall bounding the ruined Innergellie House Stables is interesting. Amongst other details it lists those who were serving on the Burgh Council at the time. Note the representation of (presumably) a fishing boat, reflecting Kilrenny's history as a fishing village.
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NO5705 : What is this? by Bill Kasman
Close to the ruined stables of Innergellie House this stone carries a vertical groove on one side but there is nothing to indicate its purpose.
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NO5705 : Gate to woodland walk by Bill Kasman
This gate leads to the Innergellie Woodland walk.
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NO5705 : Innergellie Woodland by Bill Kasman
Just inside the gate in this image Link
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NO5705 : Information board by Bill Kasman
Just inside the gate in this image Link
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NO5705 : Gate to woodland walk by Bill Kasman
This is one of several gates giving access to Innergellie Woodland walk.
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NO5705 : Innergellie Woodland walk by Bill Kasman
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NO5705 : Innergellie Woodland walk by Bill Kasman
A gate leading to the main path from the play area is just visible.
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NO5705 : Nesting box by Bill Kasman
One of several in the Innergellie Woodland. There was no sign of any occupants.
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NO5705 : Pond in woods by Bill Kasman
This rather dirty-looking pond is in Innergellie Woodland.
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NO5705 : Tyre swing by Bill Kasman
Just off the path through Kilrenny Common. Seeing this brought back a few happy memories!
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NO5705 : Path at Kilrenny by Bill Kasman
This path leads from the children's play area through Kilrenny Common.
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NO5704 : Path in Kilrenny by Bill Kasman
This path crosses the Kilrenny Burn and connects Kilrenny play area to Blacklaws Crescent. The partial archway low down on the right-hand side indicates that this bridge was a later addition which supersedes the wall.
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NO5704 : Path in Kilrenny by Bill Kasman
This path over the Kilrenny Burn connects the Kilrenny play area to Blacklaws Crescent.
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NO5704 : Innergellie House Dovecot by Bill Kasman
Overgrown and hard to reach and photograph this is one of two dovecots in the village.
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NO5704 : Innergellie House Dovecot by Bill Kasman
Overgrown and hard to reach and photograph this is one of two dovecots in the village.
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NO5704 : Path in Kilrenny by Bill Kasman
This path from Rennyhill Gardens leads to a grassy area within which is an old dovecot which once served Kilrenny House. It is one of two dovecots in the village.
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NO5704 : Kilrenny House Dovecot by Bill Kasman
Located within a secluded grassy area.
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NO5704 : Kilrenny House Dovecot by Bill Kasman
Modern harling has ruined the look of this dovecot but the original finish can be seen and there are plans to restore it to its original condition.
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NO5704 : Kilrenny House Dovecot by Bill Kasman
There are plans to restore this dovecot to its original condition.
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NO5705 : Path in Kilrenny by Bill Kasman
This path lies within the secluded area which also contains the Kilrenny House dovecot. There is a door in the far corner which looks like it hasn't been opened for some time.
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NO5704 : Grassy area in Kilrenny by Bill Kasman
This secluded area contains the ruins of the Kilrenny House dovecot. It is a pleasant place to spend a sunny afternoon.
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NO5705 : Kilrenny play area by Bill Kasman
The path approaches the play and picnic area.
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NO5705 : Kilrenny play and picnic area by Bill Kasman
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NO5704 : Path in Kilrenny by Bill Kasman
This path looks as though it leads to private property but it is a public path which runs from Back Dykes to Main Street Link
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