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Cardenden, Fife

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Cardenden, Fife

Cardenden is a Scottish town located on the South bank of the River Ore in the parish of Auchterderran, Fife. It is approximately 4 miles North-West of Kirkcaldy. Cardenden was named in 1848 by the Edinburgh and Northern Railway for its new railway station. A former mining town, Cardenden had a reported population of 448 in 1891 that had increased to 2992 as of 2009. Areas of Cardenden include Auchterderran, Bowhill, Dundonald, the Jamphlars, New Carden and Woodend.
Administrative CountyFife
Traditional CountyFife
OS GridNT2295
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityFife

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

Cardenden, glen and vil. with ry. sta., in par. and ¾ mile SW. of Auchterderran vil., and 5½ miles SW. of Thornton Junction, SW. Fifeshire, pop. 391.

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