Scheduled Website Maintenance 14/07/20 00:00 – 04:00GMT – There will be periods of time during this window when this website will be unavailable.


List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
CHALYBEATE SPRING [NE of Inverkeithing] Chalybeate Spring
Chalybeate Spring
Chalybeate Spring
Mr. Fowles
Mr. Stewart
Mr. Pringle
039 [situation] About 1 3/8 Miles N.E. of Inverkeithing.
A rapid Spring of water caused by boring for Ironstone. the water is strongly impregnated with Iron, but it is not used for medical purposes. There was formerly a fountain to protect the Spring, but the fountain has been allowed to go to Ruin.

[Quotation] " Near the termination of Fordel Glen there is a mineral well, a minute analysis of which is to be found in Professor Jameson's Philosphical Journal for the year 1829." New Stat Acct. [Statistical Account]

Continued entries/extra info

37 Plan 39B. Inverkeithing Parish

  Transcribers who have contributed to this page.


  Location information for this page.