Dysart, Kirkcaldy

It’s a while since I’ve posted any photos of Kirkcaldy and its environs.

Just up the coast and originally a separate village but now swallowed up by greater Kirkcaldy is Dysart.

It has a nice wee harbour which the picture below does not show completely. The former Harbour Master’s House on the quayside is now a bistro.

Harbour Master's House, Dysart

Dysart’s main industry used to be mining. This is the winding gear of the Barony* Coal Mine as was.

The Barony

There are some striking pan-tiled roof houses in Dysart. This part of the village is known as Pan Ha’.

Pan Ha', Dysart

The tower in the background is called St Serf’s Tower.

St Serf's Tower 1

A couple more pictures of Dysart are on my flickr.

*Edited to add. This may actually have been the Frances Colliery. I was confusing it with something else called the Barony.

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