Fife and Kinross-shire volume 64

Page List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks Continued entries/extra info Transcriber's notes
OS1/13/64/1 [Page] 1 [Index Page] PARISH OF ST ANDREWS PLAN 13C INDEX Names of Objects -- Pages Parish of St. Andrews -- 6 Boat Harbour -- 12 Burnside -- 7 Buddo Ness -- 9 Buddo Rock -- 9 Boarhills -- 11 Craig Hartle -- 7 Chesterhill -- 7 Kenlygreen -- 3 Kenly Water -- 4 Kenly Bridge -- 6 Kitltock's Den -- 9 Kinglassie -- 10 Park Mill (Corn & Flour) -- 4 Polduff -- 10 Post Office -- 11 School -- 10 St. Andrews Bay -- 8 Grave Yard -- 13
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OS1/13/64/3 KENLYGREEN Kenlygreen Kenlygreen Smiddygreen Mr. Russell Kenlygreen David Grubbs Park Mill Johnston's Co. [County] Map 013 [situation] About 30 Chains N.W. [North West] from Falside. A neat and well constructed House Situated on the South Side of the Kenly Water, having suitable offices flower and Vegetable garden attached and Surrounded by a Small demesne or ornamental ground. the property and Residence of - Russell Esqr. This place had been at one time called Smiddygreen and on the opposite side of the stream near to where the Dovecote stands There was formerly a Palace, belonging to the Bishops of St. Andrews, and in which it is said David the Second once held a Parliament. The site of the Palace Cannot now be pointed out. Its name was Inchmurtach.
OS1/13/64/3 [Page] 3-- Parish of St. Andrews -- Plan 13C -- Trace 5 [Note - foot of page] The name may be written on the plan, at or near the place where the building stood - That is, if the Building - or site, comes within a field or enclosure, the name may be written somewhere in that enclosure - OMO [Ordnance Map Office] - remark 17 - [Note - arrowed to above] Provided that the Building - or Site of it, be not a mere conjecture - [Note - Red Ink] This is a mere conjecture - no proof - per remark 17 on plan omo [Ordnance map Office] [Note - arrowed to Descriptive remarks] Palace OMO [Ordnance Map Office] [signed] John Early c,a [Civilian Assistant]
OS1/13/64/4 PARK MILL (Corn & Flour) Park Mill Park Mill Park Mill David Grubbs Miller Park Mill - Russell Esqr. Kenly Green Johnston's Co. [County] Map 013 [situation] On Margin of Kenly Water A little North from Kenly Law. A flour Barley and Corn Mill on the East side of the Kenly Water and worked by water power in the posession of David Grubbs Miller and property of - Russell Esqr. Kenlygreen
OS1/13/64/4 KENLY WATER Kenly Water Kenly Water Mr. Russell Kenlygreen David Grubbs Park Mill 012; 013 [situation] Passes Kenlygreen and Park Mill. A Stream which is formed by the junction of three streams North of Kenly and flows in a N.E. [North Easterly] direction passing by Kenlygreen till it joins the Pitmilly Burn at Hillhead from which Place it takes the name Pitmilly Burn during the remainder of its Course to the Sea.
OS1/13/64/4 [Page] 4 -- Parish of St. Andrews -- Plan 13C-- Trace 5 [Notes - Kenly Water] North of Kenly? Is this right? For Correct description see page 25. [Note - arrowed to Descriptive remarks of Kenly Water] If so the name Should be altered on plan; at Hillhead. OMO [Ordnance Map Office] John Early ca [Civilian Assistant]
OS1/13/64/4 Kenly water - on the original it states " flows in a Southerly direction" an arrow indicates that this should be N.E. and has been amended .
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OS1/13/64/6 KENLY BRIDGE Kenly Bridge (County) Kenly Bridge (County) Mr. Russell Kenlygreen David Grubbs Miller Park Mill 013 [situation] Immediately North of Gallows Law. A strong and well built Stone Bridge consisting of two Arches, erected across the Kenly Water near Kenlygreen It was built by and is Kept in repair by the Road Trustees of the County of Fife
OS1/13/64/6 [Page] 6 -- Parish of St. Andrews -- Plan 13C-- Trace 5 Parish of St. Andrews. St. Andrews. Parish of St. Andrews. See Name Book Plan 12B. [situation] In the Eastern portion. For Descriptive Remarks See Name Book Plan 12B [Note arrowed] not now in omo [Ordnance Map Office] 9th March [18]54 W McEarly ca [Civilian Assistant] [signed] John Early ca [Civil Assistant]
OS1/13/64/7 CRAIG HARTLE Craig Hartle Craig Hartle Craig Hartle Mr. Adamson Burnside Mr. Clarke Hillhead 013 [situation] A little North of Pitmilly Burn Mouth and below Low Water Mark. A Rock on the North side of Pitmilly Burn Mouth outside Low Water Mark, which can only be seen at low Water
OS1/13/64/7 CHESTERHILL Chesterhill Chesterhill Chesterhill Mr Adamson Burnside Mr Clarke Hillhead Rent Receipt 013 [situation] A little N.W. [North West] of Burnside. A well constructed farm house with Suitable offices Thrashing Machine And farm attached occupied by Mrs. Robertson and property of David Moneypenny Esqre.
OS1/13/64/7 BURNSIDE Burnside Burnside Burnside Mr. Adamson Farmer, Burnside Mr. Clarke Hillhead Johnston's Co. [County] Map 013 [situation] On Margin of Kenly Water a little West from Hillhead. A well constructed farm house two storey with suitable offices, Thrashing Mill and farm attached occupied by Mr. Adamson (Farmer) and property of the Heirs of the late Revd. [Reverend] Mr. Turnbull
OS1/13/64/7 [Page] 7 -- Parish of St. Andrews -- Plan 13C-- Trace 2 [signed] John Early c,a [Civilian Assistant]
OS1/13/64/8 [Page] 8 St. Andrews Bay. St. Andrews Bay. St. Andrews Bay. See Name Book Plan 12B [situation] Eastern Boundy. [Boundary] of the Ph. [Parish] of St. Andrews. For Descriptive Remarks See Name Book Plan 12B [Note] Not now in omo [Ordnance Map Office] 9th March 1854
OS1/13/64/9 BUDDO NESS Buddo Ness Buddo Ness Mr Scott. Farmer Broomhills. Mr Russell Farmer Boarhills 013 [situation] About a Mile N.W. [North West] from Boarhills. A rocky headland on the north side of Boarhills jutting Northward from the Main land into the Sea.
OS1/13/64/9 BUDDO ROCK Buddo Rock Buddo Rock Mr. Scott Farmer. Boarhills Mr Russell Farmer. Boarhhills 013 [situation] About ¾ of a Mile N, [North] from Boarhills. A bold and conspicuous perpendicular rock near the Sea north of Boarhills and eastward of Buddo Ness.
OS1/13/64/9 KITTOCK'S DEN Kittocks Den Kittocks Den Kitocks Den Mr Scott. Farmer Boarhills Mr Russell Farmer Boarhills Johnston's Co. [County] Map 013 [situation] About ¾ of a Mile N.W. [North West] from Boarhills. A deep rocky ravine on the N.W. [North West] of Boarhills, near the Sea side and on the land of Mr. Armit of Polduff.
OS1/13/64/9 [Page] 9 -- Ph. [Parish] of St. Andrews -- Plan 13C -- Trace 1
OS1/13/64/10 POLDUFF Polduff Wester Polduff Mr Armit Proprietor Mr Scott, farmer, Boarhills Johnstons Co. [County] Map 013 [situation] About ½ Mile West from Boarhills. A dwelling house two Stories high and Slated, with offices and some Cottages all in good Repair attached there is also attached a farm containing 57 acres and tenanted by the proprietor David Armit.
OS1/13/64/10 KINGLASSIE Kinglassie Kinglassie Kinglassie Mr Russell Kenleygreen Mr Scott. Farmer. Boarhills Johnston's Co. [County] Map 013 [situation] About ½ Mile S.W. [South West] from Boarhills. Two cottage dwellings on the South side of Polduff occupied by farm labourers and the property of Mr Russell Kenleygreen
OS1/13/64/10 SCHOOL [Boarhills] School Mr Scott Farmer Boarhills Mr Russell Master 013 [situation] In the Village of Boarhills. A School house with a dwelling house and garden attached for the accommodation of the teacher the School was erected partly at the expense of the heritors, the farmers in the vicinity and by the Parochial board. Salary, 15£ with the fees. Average attendance 85 Scholars.
OS1/13/64/10 [Page] 10 -- Parish of St Andrews. -- Plan 13 C. -- Trace 1 [Note - School] This is a subscription school which is partially supported by the Parochial Authorities
OS1/13/64/11 BOARHILLS Boarhills Boarhills Boarhills Boarhills Mr Scott. farmer Boarhills Mr Armit Polduff Mr Russell Kenleygreen. Johnstons Co. [County] Map 013 [situation] In the S.E. [South East] portion of the parish. A small Village in the eastern corner of the parish. Chiefly consist of 4 farms a School a post office and a Considerable Number of inferior cottages, many of which are old and thatched, and occupied by farm labourers, and Servants, who find employment with the farmers residing in the Village.
OS1/13/64/11 POST OFFICE [Boarhills] Post Office Name on board over the door. Way-bill Mr Brown Boarhills W Scott farmer Boarhills 013 [situation] In the Village of Boarhills. A dwelling house used as an office for receiving and dispatching letters & parcels daily to St Andrews & Crail. The Mail gig which runs from St Andrews to Crail & Vice Versa conveys the Mails and parcels &c.
OS1/13/64/11 [Page] 11 -- Parish of St Andrews -- Plan 13 C-- Trace 1
OS1/13/64/12 BOAT HARBOUR [Boarhills] Boat Harbour Boat Harbour Mr A. Latto Boarhills Mr Scott Farmer Boarhills 013 [situation] About 1 Mile North from Boarhills. A small opening in the rocks on the Sea Coast about ½ Mile N. [North] from the village of Boarhills. There was formerly a pier for the landing of small boats at this place, hence the name. This harbour is still occasionally used although the pier has been washed away.
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OS1/13/64/13 GRAVE YARD [Boarhills] Grave Yard Grave Yard Mr Latto Thomas Brown 013 [situation] About 30 Chains S. by W. [South by West] from Boarhills. A Small square enclosure situated a little S.W. [South West] of the village of Boarhills, used by some families resident in the village, as a place of interment. There never was a Church or Chapel situated here.
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OS1/13/64/15 [Page] 15 PARISH OF ST LEONARDS PLAN 13C INDEX Names of Objects -- Pages Parish of St. Leonards -- 25 Balcaithly Wood -- 26 Craiganweir -- 19 Kenly Law -- 19 Kenly Water -- 25 Law Drum -- 21 Lint Mill (Ruins of) -- 22 Lower Kenly -- 24 Muttonhole -- 21 Peikie Bridge -- 23 Peikie Mill (Barley) -- 23 Peikie -- 24 Upper Kenly -- 18
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OS1/13/64/18 UPPER KENLY Upper Kenly Upper Kenly Upper Kenly Mrs Allan Occupier Plan of the Farm Mr David Duncan Farmer Kilduncan Johnston's Co [County] Map 013 [situation] About ¼ Mile N.W. [North West] from Kilduncan Wood. A well built Farm House and steading with Offices, garden and Cottages for the farm Servants. the dwelling House is 2 stories high; And the buildings are in good repair. It is leased by Mrs Allan the present occupier, from the United College of St. Andrews, whose property it is.
OS1/13/64/18 [Page] 18 -- Parish of St. Leonards-- Plan 13 C. -- Trace 6. [signed] James Ireland c/a [Civilian Assistant] 16th June 1853
OS1/13/64/19 KENLY LAW Kenly Law Kenly Law Mr Russell Kenlygreen David Grubbs Park Mill 013 [situation] About 20 Chains South from Park Mill. A Small Arable hill on the farm of Kenly a short distance NW [North West] of Park Mill on the top of which stands a Trigl. [Trigonometrical] Station.
OS1/13/64/19 CRAIGANWEIR Craiganweir Craiganweir Mr Russell Kenlygreen David Grubbs Park Mill 013 [situation] Adjoining Park Mill. A ledge of perpendicular Rocks on the West side of the Kenly Water opposite Park Mill
OS1/13/64/19 [Page] 19 -- Parish of St. Leonards -- Plan 13C -- Trace 5 [signed] John Early ca [Civilian Assistant]
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OS1/13/64/21 MUTTONHOLE Muttonhole Muttonhole Robert Cunningham Farmer Lower Kenly William Robertson Farmer Primrose 013 [situation] A little North of Balcaithly Wood. A small house one story high and in good repair, there is a garden attached. Occupied by an Agricultural laborer, and on the Lower Kenly farm.
OS1/13/64/21 LAW DRUM Law Drum Law Drum Robert Cunningham FarmerLower Kenly William Robertson Farmer Primrose 013 [situation] About ¼ Mile East from Balcaithly Wood. A small knowe situated a little to the West of Upper Kenly. its surface is chiefly arable with the exception of a small patch of furze on its summit. in the centre of which stands a Trig. [Trigonometrical] Pole called "Leidrumlaw"
OS1/13/64/21 [Page] 21 -- Parish of St. Leonards -- Plan 13.C -- Trace 4 [Note - Law Drum] Not written on plan - remark 19 Trace 4 - omo [Ordnance Map Office] [Note] S. [South] margin of Plan at ◬ P [Trigonometrical Pole] [signed] P.McHugh Pte. RS&M [Private, Royal Sappers & Miners]
OS1/13/64/22 LINT MILL (Ruins of) [Kenly Water] Peikie Lint Mill Peikie Lint Mill Robert Cunningham Farmer Lower Kenly William Robertson Farmer Primrose 013 [situation] On West Bank of Kenly Water a little S.E. [South East] from Peikie. An old lint mill in ruins with nothing but the walls standing. it is situated close to the Kenly Water, and on Peikie farm. Close to it stands the old dwelling house of the miller with the greater part of the roof fallen in.
OS1/13/64/22 [Page] 22 -- Parish of St. Leonards -- Plan 13.C. -- Trace 4 [Note -Lint Mill] Lint Mill (Ruins of) only to be written on plan as there a Peikie Mill already written not far from this object. [Note - Red Ink] "Ruins" - is written to this on plan, and thought to be sufficient. See remark 20 on plan. o,m,o, [Ordnance Map Office] [signed] P.McHugh Pte. RS&M [Private, Royal Sappers & Miners]
OS1/13/64/23 PEIKIE BRIDGE Peikie Bridge Peikie Bridge Robert Cunningham Farmer Lower Kenly William Wilson Miller Peikie Mill. 013 [situation] A little South from Lower Kenly. A small one arched bridge, built over the Kenly Water, and close to Peikie Mill. It is supposed by some to have been built by James 6th for the use of travelers going between the royal boroughs of St. Andrews & Crail. (From subsequent Enquiry made in the locality, no date can be fixed for the erection of this bridge, only all agree in considering it to be old. There is no tradition regarding it.)
OS1/13/64/23 PEIKIE MILL (Barley) Peikie Mill Peikie Mill Peikie Mill Pikie Pikie Robert Cunningham Farmer Lower Kenly. William Wilson Miller Peikie Mill. Rent Receipt Sta: Acct: [Statistical Account] Johnston's Co. [County] Map 013 [situation] Adjoining Peikie Bridge. A small barley mill two stories high, with the residence of the Miller which is also two Stories high, and offices; all of which are in good repair. There is a garden attached and a farm of about 22 acres of arable land. Tenanted by William Wilson. The property of John Duncan Thornbank.
OS1/13/64/23 [Page] 23 -- Parish of St. Leonards -- Plan 13.C. -- Trace 4 [signed] P.McHugh Pte. RS&M [Private, Royal Sappers & Miners]
OS1/13/64/24 LOWER KENLY Lower Kenly Lower Kenly Lower Kenly Robert Cunningham Farmer Lower Kenly Archibald Stirling Gamekeeper Boarhills Johnston's Co. [County] Map 013 [situation] On East Bank of Kenly Water. A large farm house two Stories high, with extensive offices and thrashing machine, all of which are in good repair. There is a garden attached and about 380 acres of a farm, all arable. Tenanted by Robert Cunningham. The property of the United Colleges of St. Leonard and St. Salvator.
OS1/13/64/24 PEIKIE Peikie Peikie Pikie Pikie Robert Cunningham Farmer Lower Kenly Archibald Stirling Gamekeeper Boarhills. Johnston's Co. [County] Map Stat: Acct: [Statistical Account] 013 [situation] About ¼ Mile West from Peikie Mill. A small farm house one Story high with offices and thrashing Machine, all of which are in good repair. There is a farm of about 185 acres of arable land; tenanted by John Brown Balcaithly, and occupied by his Steward. The property of the city of Glasgow
OS1/13/64/24 [Page] 24 -- Parish of St. Leonards -- Plan 13.C. -- Trace 4.
OS1/13/64/25 KENLY WATER Kenly Water Kenly Water Kenly Water Kenly Burn Robert Cunningham Farmer Lower Kenly. Archibold Stirling Gamekeeper Boarhills. Johnston's Co. [County] Map Stat: Acct: [Statistical Account] 012; 013 [situation] Passes West Side of Lower Kenly. A large stream flowing in an Easterly direction, it bears the name Kenly Water from the "Violet Latch", a small stream close to Buttery Brae, till it joins the Pitmilly Burn; a great portion of it is parish boundary.
OS1/13/64/25 [Page] 25 -- Parishes of St. Andrews St. Leonards & Denino -- Plan 13.C. -- Trace 4 Parish of St. Leonards. St. Leonards. Parish of St. Leonards. See Name Book Plan 20A. [situation] In the Eastern portion of the County of Fife. For Descriptive Remarks See Name Book Plan 20A [signed] P.McHugh Pte. RS&M. [Private, Royal Sappers & Miners.]
OS1/13/64/26 BALCAITHLY WOOD Balcaithly Wood Balcaithly Wood James Brown Farmer Balcaithly William Robertson Farmer Primrose 013 [situation] A little S. [South] from Kenly Water. A large wood of full grown Fir, Ash &c; it is situated a little to the N. [North] East of Balcaithly farm house.
OS1/13/64/26 [Page] 26 -- Parish of Denino-- Plan 13.C.-- Trace 4 Parish of Dunino. Dunino. [Note] Cancelled. Parish of Dunino. See Name Book Plan [blank] For Descriptive Remarks See Name Book [blank] [signed] P.McHugh Pte. RS&M [Private, Royal Sappers & Miners]
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OS1/13/64/29 [Page] 29 PARISH OF DUNINO PLAN 13C INDEX Names of Objects -- Pages Parish of Dunino -- Cartford Mill (Disused) -- 32 Primrose -- 32
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OS1/13/64/32 CARTFORD MILL (Disused) Cartford Mill Cartford Mill Andrew Nicoll Farmer Bonnytown Archibold Stirling Gamekeeper Boarhills 013 [situation] On West Bank of Kenly Water Adjoining Primrose. An old lint mill part of which is in ruins, and part slated, but unoccupied, it is situated close to the Kenly Water and on the Bonnytown farm.
OS1/13/64/32 PRIMROSE Primrose Primrose Primrose Andrew Nicoll Farmer. Bonnytown. Archibold Stirling Gamekeeper Boarhills. Johnston's Co. [County] Map 013 [situation] On East Bank of Kenly Water A little N. [North] of Balcaithly Wood. A small thatched house one story high there is a thrashing machine at the West end the whole in good repair; there is a farm attached of about 20 acres of arable land. Tenanted by William Robertson, the property of the Elie Kirk Session.
OS1/13/64/32 [Page] 32 -- Parish of Denino -- Plan 13C -- Trace 4 [signed] P McHugh Pte. R.S.& M [Private Royal Sappers & Miners]
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OS1/13/64/35 [Page] 35 PARISH OF KINGSBARNS PLAN 13C. INDEX Names of Objects -- Pages Parish of Kingsbarns -- Airbow Point -- 44 Black Man -- 37 Babbet Ness -- 38 Boghall -- 41 Barns Law -- 60 Crail Mill -- 40 Church 1631 -- 43 Cessnock -- 46 Cottage Row -- 49 East Hill -- 59 Falside -- 51 Gallow Law -- 53 Hillhead Mill (Corn & Flour) -- 40 Kingsbarns Law -- 42 Kingsbarns T.P. [Toll Bar] -- 46 Kingsbarns -- 47 Kilduncan -- 55 Kilduncan Wood -- 56 Kilduncan Burn -- 56 Laws Castle -- 37 Little Kilduncan -- 55 Morton -- 41 Manse -- 45 Meikle Hill -- 57 Middle Hill -- 59 North Quarter -- 60 Pitmilly Burn Mouth -- 37 Pitmilly Law -- 39 Pitmilly -- 52 Pitmilly Burn -- 52 Salt Lake -- 38 Sandyhill -- 42 School -- 45 Site of Kingsbarns Castle -- 61 Law Tower -- 39 Smids Well -- 48 Petrifying Spring -- 49
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OS1/13/64/37 PITMILLY BURN MOUTH Pitmilly Burn Mouth Pitmilly Burn Mouth Kenlywater Mouth Pitmilly Burn Mouth Pitmilly Burn Mouth Mr. ClarKe Hillhead Mr. Adamson Burnside Johnston's Co. [County] Map Mr. J. Spence - Kingsbarns Mr Brown - Parkmill 013 [situation] About 1 Mile N.E. [North East] from Boarhills. This name applies to the place where the Pitmilly Burn and Kenly Water (Conjointly) empty themselves into the Sea.
OS1/13/64/37 BLACK MAN Black Man Mr. ClarKe Hillhead Mr. Adamson Burnside 013 [situation] East side of Pitmilly Burn Mouth. A Rock of a darkish Colour between High and Low water mark on the East side of Pitmilly Burn Mouth
OS1/13/64/37 LAW'S CASTLE Law's Castle Mr. ClarKe Hillhead Mr. Adamson Burnside 013 [situation] A little South of Pitmilly Burn Mouth. A large rock at low water Mark Eastward of Pitmilly Burn Mouth and well known by the Neighbouring Fishermen
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OS1/13/64/38 SALT LAKE Salt Lake Mr. ClarKe Farmer, Hillhead Mr. Adamson Farmer, Burnside 013 [situation] On Sea Coast adjoining Pitmilly Burn Mouth. A small Haven, or Harbour at the East side of Law's Castle, where Fishing boats put into at intervals when a Wind is blowing from the North West, though in a storm no boat would be safe in it.
OS1/13/64/38 BABBET NESS Babbet Ness Mr. ClarKe Hillhead Mr. Adamson Burnside 013 [situation] On Sea Coast about ½ Mile S.E. [South East] from Pitmilly Burn Mouth. A point of land on the farm of Boghall jutting into the sea
OS1/13/64/38 HILLHEAD Hillhead Mr. Clarke Hillhead Mr. ADamson Burnside 013 [situation] South Margin of Kenly Water A little East of Burnside. A farm house with suitable offices and farm attached occupied by Mr. ClarKe (Farmer) and property of David Moneypenny Esqr.
OS1/13/64/38 [Page] 38 -- Parish of Kingsbarns -- Plan 13C-- Trace 2 [signed] John Early c.a [Civilian Assistant]
OS1/13/64/39 PITMILLY LAW Pitmilly Law Mr. Adamson Burnside Mr. Clarke Hillhead 013 [situation] A little South of Burnside. A small eminence on the North side of the Road leading from Crail to St. Andrews, (nearly opposite Pitmilly House) and planted principally with Forest trees in one of which is a Trigl. [Trigonometrical] Station
OS1/13/64/39 LAW TOWER Law Tower Law Tower Mr. A Latto Kingsbarns Thomas Brown Park Mill 013 [situation] Adjoining the farm house of Sandyhills. A Stone building about 10 feet high, Situated on the Summit of Kingsbarns Law. It was erected by the Fishermen on the coast as a landmark.
OS1/13/64/39 TOWER Tower Tower Mr A Latto Kingsbarns Thomas Brown Parkmill 013 Situation - Adjoining the Harbour A Stone building Similar to the Above, Situated a short distance inland from the Harbour of Kingsbarns. It is used in conjunction with the Law Tower, as a landmark
OS1/13/64/39 [Page] 39 -- Parish of Kingsbarns -- Plan 13C -- Trace 2 [Note - Tower] On plan 20B [Note -Tower] not on plan o,m,o [Ordnance Map office]
OS1/13/64/40 HILLHEAD MILL (Corn & Flour) Hillhead Mill Mr. ClarKe Hillhead Mr. Adamson Burnside 013 [situation] A little N.E. [North East] of Burnside. A Flour and Corn Mill on the West side of Pitmilly Burn in the possession of Mr. ClarKe Hillhead and property of David Moneypenny Esqre.
OS1/13/64/40 CRAIL MILL Crail Mill Mr. Adamson BUrnside Mr. ClarKe Hillhead 013 [situation] Adjoining Burnside. This name applies to a house which had been at one time a Flour and Corn Mill, and was the property of the Town of Crail from which it has derived its name, but since it was purchased by Lord Moneypenny it has been converted into two dwelling houses and is occupied by agricultural [labourers]
OS1/13/64/40 [Page]40 -- Parish of Kingsbarns -- Plan 13C -- Trace 2 [signed] John Early c,a [Civilian Assistant]
OS1/13/64/41 MORTON Morton Morton Morton Mr. Latto. Ph. [Parish] Schoolmaster Kingsbarns Revd. [Reverend] George Wright Ph. [Parish] Minister Kingsbarns Johnston's Co, [County] Map 013 [situation] About ¾ of a Mile N.W. [North West] from Kingsbarns. A good dwelling house with a court of farm offices. a thrashing Machine and an arable farm containing about 200 Acres attached. the Steading is in good Repair and Slated and is in the possession of the Proprietor David Moneypenny Esqr. of Pitmilly
OS1/13/64/41 BOGHALL Boghall Boghall Boghall Boghall Mr. Simpson. Farmer. Boghall Mr. Latto Schoolmaster Kingsbarns. Rent Receipts. Johnston's Co. [County] Map 013 [situation] About ¾ of a Mile N.W. [North West] from Kingsbarns. A neat dwelling house with a court of farm offices a thrashing machine, and an arable farm attached the houses are in good repair and Slated, and is the Property of David Moneypenny Esqr. of Pitmilly, and occupied by James Simpson, farmer.
OS1/13/64/41 [Page] 41 -- Ph. [Parish of] Kingsbarns -- Plan 13C -- Trace 3 [signed] J.McDiarmid C.a [Civilian Assistant]
OS1/13/64/42 KINGSBARNS LAW Kingsbarns Law Kingsbarns Law Mr. Latto. Ph. [Parish] Schoolmaster. Kingsbarns. Mr. Duncan. Farmer. Cambo Farm. 013 [situation] About ¼ of a Mile North from Kingsbarns. A small knowe on the farm of Sandyhill on the North side of Kingsbarns: there is a small Tower or beacon built of Stone on the Summit and is used as a guide for Ships when passing the Carr Rock near Fife Ness.
OS1/13/64/42 SANDYHILL Sandyhill Sandyhill Sandyhill Sandyhill Mr. Latto. Schoolmaster Kingsbarns. Mr. Duncan, Farmer Cambo Farm. Rent Receipts. Johnston's Co. [County] Map 013 [situation] About ¼ of a Mile North from Kingsbarns. A good and commodious dwelling house with a Court of farm offices a thrashing Machine a garden and an arable farm attached. the Steading is in good repair and Slated. and is the property of David Moneypenny Esqr. of Pitmilly and occupied by Thomas Duncan
OS1/13/64/42 [Page] 42 -- Ph. [Parish of] Kingsbarns-- Plan 13C-- Trace 3 [signed] J. McDiarmid C.a. [Civilian Assistant]
OS1/13/64/43 CHURCH [parish] Church (Ph.) [Parish] Church (Ph.) [Parish] Revd. [Reverend] George Wright Kingsbarns. Mr. Latto. Schoolmaster. Kingsbarns 013 [situation] In the Village of Kingsbarns. The parish Church is a stone building originally erected in 1631. but since it has been repaired and enlarged and fitted with pews for 650 sitters in 1811. there are about 108 free Seats and the remainder is divided among the heritors: the Church is well attended. the average number of Communicants is 350. The Ministers Stipend exclusive of element Money is 14 Chalders. and 5 bolls, one half Meal and the other half barley. and a glebe containing about 9½ Acres of good arable land. and a Manse and garden.
OS1/13/64/43 [Page] 43 -- Ph. [Parish of] Kingsbarns -- Plan 13C-- Trace 3 [Quotation] The Church is situated in the Village And is Conveniently placed for the population. It was built in 16351, and repaired, enlarged and Commodiously fitted up Chiefly with pews for 650 Sitters, at an expense of nearly £800, in 1811. New Stat: Acct. [Statistical Account] page 99. [signed] J.McDiarmid
OS1/13/64/44 AIRBOW POINT Airbow Point Airbow Point Airbo Mr. Latto. Ph. [Parish] Schoolmaster. Kingsbarns. Mr. Simpson. Boghall. Johnston's Co. [County] Map 013 [situation] On Sea Coast About 1 Mile North from Kingsbarns. A small headland or Ness on the Sea Cost about a Mile North of Kingsbarns
OS1/13/64/44 KINGSBARNS HARBOUR Kingsbarn Harbour Kingsbarn Harbour Mr Latto Ph. [Parish] Schoolmaster Revd. [Reverend] George Wright Kingbarns 20 B A Small harbour on the Sea Side east of Kingsbarns. Chiefly frequented by fishing boats. There is a small Stone pier rudely Constructed on the North Side of the harbour, which affords Shelter to fishing boats during easterly Storms.-
OS1/13/64/44 [Page] 44 -- Ph. [Parish of] Kingsbarns -- Plan 13C. -- Trace 3 [Note - Entry for Kingsbarns Harbour] In plan 20B [signed] J.McDiarmid 17th June 1853
OS1/13/64/44 Kingsbarns Harbour was entered as it does not seem to appear elsewhere .
OS1/13/64/45 SCHOOL [Kingsbarns] School (Ph) [Parish] School (Ph) [Parish] Revd. [Reverend] George Wright Minister Kingsbarns. Mr. Latto. Schoolmaster Kingsbarns 013 [situation] In the Village of Kingsbarns. A commodious Stone building one Story high and Slated, erected by the heritors of the Ph. [Parish] for a School room in 1822: the Schoolmaster's Salary is the Maximum allowed by law. and a good dwelling house. the average amount of fees is about £50. Average 130. the branches of education taught are Greek Latin French, English, Writing, Arithmetic, Navigation, Land Surveying, and Book.-keeping - Mr Alexander Latto. schoolmaster.
OS1/13/64/45 MANSE [parish] Manse (Ph.) [Parish] Revd. [Reverend] George Wright 013 [situation] In the Village of Kingsbarns. A large and handsome stone building two Stories high and Slated, with offices a garden. and glebe attached; it was erected in 1835 at the joint expense of the heritors and cost about £1000. and is the residence of the Revd. [Reverend] George Wright. Ph. [Parish] Minister.
OS1/13/64/45 [Page] 45 -- Ph. [Parish of] Kingsbarns -- Plan 13.C. -- Trace 3 [signed] J.McDiarmid C.A. [Civilian Assistant]
OS1/13/64/45 [School] I assume the number 130 refers to the average attendance.
OS1/13/64/46 KINGSBARNS T.P. Kingsbarns Toll Bar Kingsbarns Toll Bar Kingsbarns Toll Bar Robert Bayne Toll Keeper Act of Parliament. Mr. Latto. Schoolmaster Kingsbarns 013 [situation] South side of the Village. A toll bar in the Village of Kingsbarns, and on the turnpike road from Crail to St. Andrews, and the property of the County Road Trustees.-
OS1/13/64/46 CESSNOCK Cessnock Cessnock Cessnock Cessnock Mr. Latto. Schoolmaster Kingsbarns. Mr. Brown farmer Cessnock. Rent Receipts Johnston's Co. [County] Map 013 [situation] South side of the Village. A good dwelling house two stories high and Slated, with extensive offices a thrashing Machine a garden and an arable farm attached. the Steading is in good repair and Slated. and is the property of Sir Thomas Erskine Bart. [Baronet] of Cambo. and tenanted [by] J. Brown. farmer.
OS1/13/64/46 [Page] 46 -- Ph. [Parish of] Kingsbarns.-- Plan 13C. -- Trace 3 [signed] J. McDiarmid C.A. [Civilian Assistant] 17th June 1853.
OS1/13/64/47 KINGSBARNS [village] Kingsbarns Kingsbarns Kingsbarns Kingsbarns Kingsbarns Revd. [Reverend] George Wright. Minister Kingsbarns. Mr. Alexander Latto. Ph. [Parish] Schoolmaster. Kingsbarns. Revd. [Reverend] William Merson Ph. [Parish] Minister Crail. Johnston's Co. [County] Map Stat: Acct: [Statistical Account] 013 [situation] Eastern portion of the parish. This name applies to the only village in the Parish of Kingsbarns: it is situated in the eastern part of the parish and about ½ a Mile from the Sea. and Consists of the Ph. [Parish] Church and Manse, the Ph. [Parish] School. 3 farm Steadings. 2 public houses. and a considerable number of Cottage dwellings occupied by labouring people Chiefly employed on the neighbouring farms. There is no regular fishing connected with the Village. the want of a safe harbour, and the Violence of the Waves during easterly winds, render it an unprofitable occupation. There is no Post office in the Village but the Post, from St. Andrews to Crail &c. passes through it daily.
OS1/13/64/47 [Page] 47 -- Ph. [Parish] of Kingsbarns. -- Plan 13C. -- Trace 3
OS1/13/64/48 SMIDS WELL Smids Well Smids Well Smids Well Thomas Brown Parkmill Andrew Spence Kingsbarns Mr. A Latto Ph. [Parish] Teacher. Kingsbarns 013 [situation] About 25 Chains East of the Village. A Spring, about 25 Chains East of the village of Kingsbarns. It is built - in with stone, & pipes are laid from it which supply the village with water. It is supposed to be a Mineral Well. -
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OS1/13/64/49 COTTAGE ROW Cottage Row Cottage Row Mr. A Latto Ph. [Parish] Schoolmaster Kingsbarns. Mr. Thomas Brown. Cessnock. 013 [situation] In the Village of Kingsbarns. A row of Cottages in the Village of Kingsbarns and on the east Side of the Main Road which passes through it. the houses are the property of the occupiers feued from Sir Thomas Erskine Bart. [Baronet] Cambo.
OS1/13/64/49 PETRIFYING SPRING [Park Mill] Petrifying Spring Petrifying Spring Mr. A Latto Kingsbarns Thomas Brown 013 [situation] A little South of Park Mill. A natural Spring issuing from a cleft at the bottom of a Small ledge of Rocks on the farm of Park Mill. It possesses petrifying properties.
OS1/13/64/49 [Page] 49 -- Ph. [Parish] of Kingsbarns. -- Plan 13 C -- [Trace] 3 [signed] J.McDiarmid C.a. [Civilian Assistant]
OS1/13/64/50 [Page] 50 -- Parish of Kingsbarns -- Plan 13C.-- Trace 3 [Deleted entry for "The Coupit"] [Note - The Lecks] In N. [Name] Book plan 20B. [signed] D. Mason 2nd Corl. [Second Corporal] Mm [Illegible]
OS1/13/64/51 FALSIDE Falside Falside Fallside David Grubbs Park Mill Robert Flemming (Farmer, Falside) County Map. 013 [situation] About 1¼ of a Mile W. by S. [West by South] from Pitmilly. A well constructed farm house, with Suitable offices Thrashing Machine and farm attached. The house and offices are Slated and in good repair they are occupied by Robert Flemming and are the property of the United College of St. Andrews
OS1/13/64/51 [Page] 51 -- Parish of Kingsbarns -- Plan 13C -- Trace 5 [signed] John Early ca [Civilian Assistant]
OS1/13/64/52 PITMILLY Pitmilly Pitmilly Pitmilly David Moneypenny Esqr. Pitmilly [Blank] Russell Esqr Kenly green Johnston's Co. [County] Map 013 [situation] A little N.E. [North East] from Falside. A neat and well constructed house Situated on the North side of the road leading from Crail to St. Andrews having large Vegetable, flower garden and suitable offices attached. also surrounded by a Small though very neat demesne the property and residence of David Moneypenny Esqr.
OS1/13/64/52 PITMILLY BURN Pitmilly Burn Pitmilly Burn [Blank] Russell Esqr. Kenly green David Grubbs Miller, Park Mill 013 [situation] Runs through Pitmilly demesne. A Small Stream which rises in Kings Muir and flows in an Easterly direction Passing by Pitmilly, Hillhead at which place it is joined by the Kenly Water and immediately afterwards empties itself into the Sea
OS1/13/64/52 [Page] 52 -- Parish of Kingsbarns -- Plan 13C -- Trace 5 [Note, pencil - arrowed to Pitmilly Burn] Is this right, if so pen it in omo [Ordnance Map Office] [Sub Note] See Page 50. [Note. Red Ink - Pitmilly Burn] From its source, Eastward to where it enters the Pitmilly Estate it is called Kilduncan Burn - and from the last named point (which is 20 Chains South of Morton Farm House) on to the Sea, it bears the name Pitmilly Burn. See page 50 omo [Ordnance Map Office] [signed] John Early ca. [Civilian Assistant]
OS1/13/64/53 GALLOWS LAW Gallows Law Gallows Law William Gordon Falside David Grubb Park Mill 013 [situation] A little S.E. [South East] from Kenly green. A small Knoll on the farm of Falside. where in former times criminals were executed. on this and on the bank immediately opposite on the North side of the Kenly Water a number of Stone Coffins were found a few years ago
OS1/13/64/53 [Page] 53 -- Parish of Kingsbarns -- Plan 13C -- Trace 5 [Note - pencil - arrowed to text] Stone Coffins. o,m,o [Ordnance Map Office] [Note - Red Ink] This information is not to appear on the plan as it cannot be properly authenticated. o,m,o [Ordnance Map Office] See remark 27 on plan. [signed] D. Mason 2nd Corpl. [Second Corporal] RSAM [Royal Sappers & Miners]
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OS1/13/64/55 KILDUNCAN Kilduncan Kilduncan Kilduncan Kilduncan Mr. David Duncan Occupier Plan of the Farm Mr Lawrence Scott Joiner Little Kilduncan Johnston's Co. [County] Map. 013 [situation] About ¾ of a Mile N.E. [North East] from Barns Law A good farm Steading with dwelling House and requisite offices. All the buildings are in good repair. It is occupied at present by Mr. David Duncan by whom it is leased from the Proprietor John Beatson Bell Esqr. Glenfarg.
OS1/13/64/55 LITTLE KILDUNCAN Little Kilduncan Little Kilduncan Little Kilduncan Mr. David Duncan Farmer, Kilduncan Plan of the Farm Mr. Lawrence Scott Joiner Little Kilduncan 013 [situation] A little South of Kilduncan. This Name is given to a row of Cottages on on the Farm of Kilduncan. They are all one story high, and Small gardens are attached to them. They are occupied by the farm servants of Kilduncan. And Mr. Lawrence Scott Joiner has a dwelling house and Workshop at the one end. All of them are the property of John Beatson Bell Esq. Glenfarg.
OS1/13/64/55 [Page] 55 -- Parish of Kingsbarns -- Plan 13C -- Trace 6 [signed] James Ireland c/a [Civilian Assistant] 17th June 1853
OS1/13/64/56 KILDUNCAN WOOD Kilduncan Wood Kilduncan Wood Kilduncan Wood Mr Lawrence Scott Joiner Little Kilduncan Mr David Duncan Farmer Kilduncan Plan of the Farm 013 [situation] S.W. [South West] of Little Kilduncan. A Considerable Strip of Wood, mostly full grown Fir, on the Farm of Kilduncan. The property of John Beatson Bell Esq. Glenfarg.
OS1/13/64/56 KILDUNCAN BURN Kilduncan Burn Kilduncan Burn Mr David Duncan Farmer Kilduncan Mr Lawrence Scott Joiner Little Kilduncan Mrs Allan. Upper Kenly 013 [situation] Rises E. [East] of Little Kilduncan. This Small stream rises in the Kings Muir, Separates the Estate of Kippo on the one side, from those of Kenly and Kilduncan on the other. Flowing eastward on entering the Pitmilly estate it assumes the name of the Pitmilly Burn, passing through this estate it falls into the Sea. [Note] See note page 52
OS1/13/64/56 [Page] 56 -- Parish of Kingsbarns -- Plan 13C. -- Trace 6 [Note - Pencil. Kilduncan Burn] Give a distance to fix the point where the name changes. omo [Ordnance Map Office] [signed] James Ireland c/a [Civilian Assistant] 17th June 1853
OS1/13/64/57 MEIKLE HILL Meikle Hill Meikle Hill Mr David Duncan Farmer, Kilduncan Plan of the Farm Mr Lawrence Scott Joiner, Little Kilduncan 013 [situation] A little N.E. [North East] of Little Kilduncan. The largets and highest of the 3 eminences on the farm of Kilduncan. This one is also cultivated.
OS1/13/64/57 [Page ]57 -- Parish of Kingsbarns. -- Plan 13C -- Trace 6 [signed] James Ireland c/a [Civilian Assistant] 17th June 1853
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OS1/13/64/59 EAST HILL East Hill East Hill Mr David Duncan Farmer, Kilduncan Plan of the Farm Mr Laurence Scott Joiner Little Kilduncan 013 [situation] N.W. [North West] of Kilduncan. The most easterly of 3 small eminences on the farm of Kilduncan, it is all cultivated, and on it is a Trigl. [Trigonometrical Station] ◬ called Kilduncan Hill.
OS1/13/64/59 MIDDLE HILL Middle Hill Middle Hill Middle Hill Mr. David Duncan Farmer Kilduncan Plan of the Farm Mr. Laurence Scott, Joiner, Little Kilduncan 013 [situation] West of Kilduncan. The centre one of the 3 eminences on the farm of Kilduncan, All of which is Cultivated.
OS1/13/64/59 [Page] 59 -- Parish of Kingsbarns. -- Plan 13C -- Trace 6 [signed] James Ireland c/a [Civilian Assistant] 17th June 1853
OS1/13/64/60 NORTH QUARTER North Quarter North Quarter North Quarter Mr. William Husband Occupier Mr David Duncan Farmer Kilduncan Mr. Thomas McFarlane Farmer Muirhead 013 [situation] South of Little Kilduncan. A newly erected farm House with steading and requisite offices. The House is 2 stories high, and has a garden in front. The farm is leased by Mr. William Husband from the Proprietor, Robert Cheape Esq. Strathtirum
OS1/13/64/60 BARNS LAW Barns Law Barns Law Barns Law Mr. James Fleming Farmer Kippo. Mr. William Husband Farmer, North Quarter Mr William Balfour Farmer Toldrie 013; 020 [situation] About ¾ of a Mile S. by E [South by East] from Kilduncan. A Considerable eminence on the Farm of Kippo, Cultivated to the summit. On it is a Trigl. [Trigonometrical Station] ◬ Called Barns Law.
OS1/13/64/60 [Page] 60 -- Parish of Kingsbarns -- Plan 13C -- Trace 6 [signed] James Ireland c/a [Civilian Assistant] 17th June 1853
OS1/13/64/61 Site of KINGSBARNS CASTLE Site of Kingsbarns Castle Site of Kingsbarns Castle Mr. A, Latto Ph. [Parish] Schoolmaster Mr. James Bowman Farmer, Crail 013 [situation] A little N.E. [North East] from the Village. Upon the spot shewn on tracing stood the Castle of Kingsbarns, the former residence of the lords of the Manor. No account, tradition or otherwise, of its strength, date of erection, etc. exists, but it is said in the locality that it was built and occasionally occupied by some of the Scottish Kings, and that it had a granary or barn attached: to this they ascribe the origin of the name "Kingsbarns". No remains of this Castle are now visible, except the moat by which it was surrounded. The given authorities, who pointed out the site, remember the foundations being removed a few years ago. -
OS1/13/64/61 [Page] 61 [Quotation - Kingsbarns Castle] [Note] G [German] Text "The place is shown, and the form of a "Moat is still discernible immediately above "the Sea-Beach, and about half a Mile from "the village, where what was called the Castle " of Kingsbarns once Stood The remains of " its foundation, Composed of large and massy "Stones, regularly laid, were a few years ago "removed by the Present tenant. As a Royal " or baronial residence the Site is Certainly "Small; but if it be viewed as the place "where the above feu, chiefly in grain, was "deposited until removed for the use of the " royal household at Falkland, - in fact, as "the granary or barn of the King, - then the size " is suitable, And the name of the Parish is " fairly derived and readily explained. Its "Castellated form was essential when the " marauding incursions of the Scandinavian " nations, in these days of Rapine and violence "Are borne in mind " Stat: Acct: [Statistical Account] of Fifeshire page 90 [signed] James Carpenter C. Asst. [Civilian Assistant] 10th Feby. 1854. [signed] H James. Cap RE [Captain, Royal Engineers.] 11th. Feby. 1854
OS1/13/64/62 [Page] 64 OS1/13/64 Co. [County of] FIFE Plan 13C Names of Parishes -- Pages St. Andrews -- 1 St Leonards -- 15 Dunino -- 29 Kingsbarns -- 35

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