Gallahill

Gallahill # FAL S NO262052 1 230m

Gala Hill 1775 Ainslie/Fife
Gallowhill 1815 Sasines no. 10696 [‘lands of Over Drums and Gallowhill on the south of the high road from New Inn to Falkland’]
Gallow Hill 1828 SGF
Gallahill 1856 OS 6 inch 1st edn

Sc gallowhill

‘Hill where gallows stand’. It was presumably the site of the gallows for the barony of Conland FAL. OS Name Book 15, 18 describes it as ‘a few cottages on the farm of Drums’.

    It is marked, but not named, on OS Pathf.

This place-name appeared in printed volume 2