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Pittencrieff Park

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Location type: Park
Location address: United Kingdom, Fife
Number of texts: 1
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Made by | Reference Kilnburn | © CC 3.0
Made by | Reference | © CC 3.0

Pittencrieff Park (known locally as “The Glen”) is a public park in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland. It was purchased in 1902 by the town’s most famous son, Andrew Carnegie, and given to the people of Dunfermline in a ceremony the following year. Its lands include the historically significant and topologically rugged glen which interrupts the centre of Dunfermline and, accordingly, part of the intention of the purchase was to carry out civic development of the area in a way which also respected its heritage. The project notably attracted the attention of the urban planner and educationalist, Patrick Geddes.

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