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A village in the Howe of Fife, situated on the River Eden 4 miles (6 km) southwest of Cupar.

It is the only village in the parish of Cults and largely developed during the 19th Century in association with the Priestfield Maltings and nearby lime works. Its former cattle fair was the scene depicted in a famous painting by Sir David Wilkie who was born at Cults manse in November 1785 and went to school in Pitlessie.

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