A small fishing village was established there sometime prior to
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Situated between the larger towns Dundee and Glenrothes. It was Edward I who first passed a statute requiring all silver to be of sterling standard — a purity of parts per thousand — ushering in a testing or assay system that has survived for over years. This was due to an enactment implemented requiring a minimum of Back to home page Return to top. Historically the standard mark for sterling.