Craigton

Craigton # ATL S NT183903 1 135m

Cragtoun de Ouchtertuill 1539 RMS iii no. 2264 [lie Newtoun et Cragtoun de Ouchtertuill; see ATL Introduction]
Craigtoun of Ochtertule 1590 Inchcolm Chrs. p. 216 [Newtoun, Craigtoun of Ochtertule]
Craigton 1654 Blaeu (Pont) West Fife
Craigtown 1753 Roy sheet 17, 5 [shown twice, at above NGR and on the north-west shore of Camilla Loch]
Craigton 1775 Ainslie/Fife
Craigton 1856 OS 6 inch 1st edn.

Sc craig + Sc toun

‘Crag-farm, farm at or near a crag or rock’. This was a subdivision of the episcopal estate of Auchtertool, as was Newton and Walton. It now lies to the north of the Mossmorran ethylene plant.

This place-name appeared in printed volume 1