Crosshill

Crosshill BGY S NT178962 1 384 100m

villam de Corshill 1511 RMS ii no. 3642 [King James IV creates the vill or estate of Crosshill on or above Inchgall (supra Inchgall) into a free burgh of barony in favour of Sir Henry Wardlaw of Torry.]
Corshill 1536 RMS iv no. 3 [part of the lands of Inchegall.]
(lands of) Corshill 1547 RMS iv no. 47
Corshill 1642 Retours (Fife) no. 619 [villa and lands of Corshill supra Inchgall]
Corsehill 1786 Sasines 1389 [‘B. Bar. of Milntown or Corsehill’]
Crosshill 1828 SGF
Crosshill 1856 OS 6 inch 1st edn. [a farm at NT180963]

Sc cross + Sc hill

‘Hill with a cross on it’? ‘Hill lying across or athwart’? Roy (1753) sheet 17, 5 shows the same site as Kirkhill, probably an error for *Crosshill.

/krɔs hɪl/

This place-name appeared in printed volume 1