Limelands

Limelands DNO S NO532100 1 363 120m

Limelands 1745 Dunino Kirk Session Records fo 401r
Limelands 1753 Roy sheet 19, 5
Limelands 1775 Ainslie/Fife
Limelands 1828 SGF
Limelands 1855 OS 6 inch 1st edn

Sc lime + Sc land

‘Land where lime was extracted’, presumably, though no evidence of quarrying or burning lime appears on the 1855 OS map, which often shows such activity. Alternatively it may mean ‘land which has been limed’ (i.e. has had lime applied to it to improve its fertility).

This place-name appeared in printed volume 3