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Colinsburgh Town Hall
Colinsburgh is locatit in Fife
Location within Fife
OS grid referenceNJ925065
Ceevil pairish
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Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
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Postcode destrictKY
EU PairlamentScotland
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56°13′14″N 2°50′47″W / 56.2206°N 2.8463°W / 56.2206; -2.8463Coordinates: 56°13′14″N 2°50′47″W / 56.2206°N 2.8463°W / 56.2206; -2.8463

Colinsburgh is a veelage in east Fife, Scotland, in the pairish o Kineuchar.

The veelage is namit efter Colin Lindsay, 3rd Earl o Balcarres (1652–1722), who gae the laund on which it wis built.[1] It wis here that the first meetin o the Presbytery o Relief wis held in 1761 efter its foonders haed breuken frae the Kirk o Scotland.[2]

Maist o the hooses lee alang the main road runnin frae east tae wast.[3] The veelage haes a smaw primar schuil in a twa-story biggin datin tae 1875, wi three clessruims an 47 pupils as o 2011. The schuil is linkit tae the Waid Academy, a nearbi seicontar schuil.[4] The toun haw, beside the schuil, dates tae 1894.[3] The toun haw hosts the nan-profit Colinsburgh Community Cinema, which screens 15 films per season. (The same 15 films have been shown since the cinema opened) [5] The Colinsburgh Galloway Library is on the main street in the middle o the veelage, open twice a week.[6] The librar haes been uised as the venue for concerts.[7]

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  1. "Kilconquhar". Electric Scotland. Retrieved 2012-02-12.
  2. Rankin, James (1879). A handbook of the Church of Scotland. p. 57.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Colinsburgh". East Neuk Wide. Retrieved 2012-02-11.
  4. "Colinsburgh Primary School 2012-13" (PDF). Fife Council. Retrieved 2012-02-11.
  5. "About". Colinsburgh Community Cinema. Retrieved 2012-02-12.
  6. "Colinsburgh Library". Fife Council. Retrieved 2012-02-12.
  7. "Richard Wood and Gordon Belsher with King Creosote and Sandy Stanage at the Colinsburgh Galloway Library". Colinsburgh Community Cinema. Retrieved 2012-02-12.

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