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Interior
InteriorThe interior of the church is split into two main sections, the Medieval Nave erected circa 1150 and the more modern place of worship today, the Abbey Church, built in 1818.
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The Abbey Church
The Abbey ChurchVisitors usually enter the modern Abbey Church by way of the North and South transept doors, and the interior is usually corded off to guide the visitor to the chancel.

Information pallets have been sited at various points in the Church. More...

The Medieval Nave
The Medieval NaveWhat we know today as the `Old Church` or Nave` is in fact the only remains of the twelfth century Abbey, dedicated in 1147. The nave of the Old Church stretches eastwards to the entrance to the modern parish church. More...

Pulpit, Lectern and Organ
Pulpit, Lectern and OrganThe newer section of the Abbey Church has a very fine interior. It was rebuilt in 1818 after the collapse of the medieval monks choir and has remained unchanged ever since More...

Stained Glass Windows
Stained Glass WindowsThe church has a quite remarkable suite of large stained glass windows comprising the Sacramental Window in the East, the King Robert the Bruce Memorial Window in the North transept and the Malcolm and Margaret Window in the South transept More...

Memorial Chapel and Royal Pew
Memorial Chapel and Royal PewThe Royal Pew at the corner of the Memorial Chapel was gifted by the Congregation in 1972 to mark the 900th anniversary of the founding of the Abbey. More...

Malcolm and Margaret Window
Malcolm and Margaret WindowIn the South Transept is the Malcolm and Margaret Window. Arresting in size and imagery this magnificent window has, as its principal subject, the marriage of King Malcolm III (Canmore) to Margaret, later Saint Margaret of Scotland. More...

The Abbey Bells
The Abbey BellsDunfermline Abbey`s Carillon has twenty five bells which are housed in the North West of the Old Nave. It operated by playing a small piano-type keyboard situated near the organ console in the Church.

The Carillion is played prior to both services on Sunday mornings and occasionally for weddings and other suitable occasions.
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