NO6310 : A Chilly Refuge

taken 8 years ago, near to Craighead, Fife, Great Britain

A Chilly Refuge
A Chilly Refuge
Whether this was where Constantine I ended up dead has been discussed by earlier contributors. Even the interpretative boards which abound on Fife Ness don't tell the same story, one of them talking about a Constantine who allegedly died in 943. But this was Constantine II, who didn't die in 943, but resigned the throne and became a hermit (in a cave?) in that year - whence he urged his successor to such upright and moral actions as fighting the English.

But someone certainly spent some time here as there are early Christian carvings on the walls. It can't have been warm though: that's snow lying below the high tide line...
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Date Taken
Friday, 8 January, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 9 January, 2010
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Cave entrance   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NO 632 100 [100m precision]
WGS84: 56:16.9105N 2:35.6897W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NO 632 101
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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