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1626 & 1992
at all times
commemorative plaque: MERCAT CROSS / THE MARKET CROSS (MERCAT IN SCOTS) / WAS DUNFERMLINE'S MAIN MEETING PLACE. / IN THE DAYS BEFORE NEWSPAPERS AND / TELEVISION, OFFICIAL PROCLAIMATIONS WERE / MADE HERE ATOP A STONE PLATFORM. / THIS CROSS DATES IN PART FROM / 1626 BUT HAS BEEN REBUILT AND / MOVED SEVERAL TIMES.; inscription to base of column: RE-ERECTED / BY / PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION / 5TH AUGUST 1868; other side of column: 1992