|Title||Fife Coastal Walk|
|Photo's author||JanHill User stats Author's photos|
|Source||Panoramio image ID 71258426|
|Date||22 Jan 2006 03:02:54|
|Retrieved from source on||03 May 2012 02:22:28 (UTC)|
Fife Coastal Walk
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The western end of The Coves outcrop
'The Coves' outcrop
Caiplie Caves Weathered and eroded over the millennia by the action of wind and tide, this chunk of red sandstone now stands isolated. Medieval chronicles associate Caplie with St. Adrian (or St. Ethe…
Hermit's cave This easternmost of the caves at Caiplie Coves was used by a hermit as his dwelling for several months just before WW2. See 1141420. The fixing points for his door and window can still b…
Hermit at his cave
Cross carvings The interior of the largest cave at Caiplie has many crosses carved into its walls. Some are undoubtedly of recent origin, but others are believed to date from the time around 840 AD wh…
Not so solid stone The roof of part of the caves at Caiplie Coves had fallen in shortly before this photograph was taken.
Not so solid stone
Elevated Sea Cave The view of the elevated sea caves as seen from the west.
Caiplie Coves These are shallow caves and eroded sandstone arches along the 25 foot raised beach. One of the caves was the hermit's cell of St. Adrian who was killed by marauding Danes on the Isle of …
Coves near Barnsmuir. Sandstone rock formation and coves just above the high water line near Barnsmuir. Coves in this case are not arms of the sea but places where in times go by that were used by cov…
Sandstone patterns A sandstone bluff containing several caves is a prominent coastal feature in this square. This is a close up of the south west end of the crag.
Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom osm