Sc kirk + en Forthar
The NGR given is for OS Pathf. Kirkforthar House, now a ruin, the old centre of the estate. The modern farm of Kirkforthar is shown on OS Pathf. at NO301049.
For early forms, and a full discussion of this name in the wider context of Forthar and Kirkforthar parish, see Forthar MAI, above.
/kɪrkˈfɔrθər/, also locally /kərˈfɔrθər/.
This place-name appeared in printed volume 2