Wednesday 14 August 2019

Flooding reveals graveyard bones in Fife

The BBC and STV have reported that heavy rain on Saturday has caused a wall to collapse at Largo and Newburn churchyard in Upper Largo, Fife, with several historic lairs exposed, and with some bones washed onto the adjacent street.

The head of Fife Council's bereavement services, Liz Murphy, is quoted as saying "Unfortunately, some historic graves were disturbed and exposed. In order to preserve the dignity of the deceased, where safe, the remains have been moved into the church.Any exposed ancient lairs are covered until it is safe to restore or rebury them."

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Fife News has further coverage at


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