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Hill of Beath, Fife

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Hill of Beath, Fife

Hill of Beath is a hill and a village in Fife, Scotland just outside Dunfermline and joined to Cowdenbeath. The Hill of Beath was the location of a celebrated meeting of the Covenanters at which John Blackadder was one of the preachers. At that meeting, held in the summer of 1670 during the height of the struggle against episcopal rule, the Covenanters brought swords and pistols to defend themselves against attack.
Administrative CountyFife
Traditional CountyFife
OS GridNT1490
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityFife
Fire and Rescue AuthorityFife
Fire and Rescue AuthorityFife
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01383

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