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Coaltown of Wemyss, Fife

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Coaltown of Wemyss, Fife

The Coaltown of Wemyss is the closest village to Wemyss Castle, Fife, Scotland. "The Coaltown" has a primary school, some small shops, the Earl David Hotel, named after David Wemyss, 2nd Earl of Wemyss and cottages originally built for mineworkers. Close to the village are now-unworked deep coal mine workings. There is a gateway leading towards Wemyss Castle. Wemyss Castle is not open to the public but Wemyss Castle Gardens are open 1 April to 31 July.
Administrative CountyFife
Traditional CountyFife
OS GridNT3295
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityFife
 

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