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Kemback, Fife

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Kemback, Fife

Kemback is a village in Fife, Scotland, located 2.5 miles east of Cupar. The present village was developed in the 19th century to house those working the flax mills on the nearby Ceres Burn. From 1681 the minister for the parish was Alexander Edward, until 1689 when he was deprived as a non-juror. He went on to become an architect and landscape architect, working on schemes for Brechin Castle and Hamilton Palace.
Administrative CountyFife
Traditional CountyFife
OS GridNO4115
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityFife

Kemback, Fife in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Kemback, par., Fife, on river Eden, 2594 ac., pop. 853; contains Kemback House, seat, 3 miles E. of Cupar, and the conjoint vil. of Dura Den, Blebo Craigs, and Kemback Mills. See DURA DEN.

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