Muiredge

Muiredge KRY S NO562069 1 374 60m SEF

Mooredge 1775 Ainslie/Fife
Muiredge 1855 OS 6 inch 1st edn

Sc muir + Sc edge

‘Place at the edge of the muir or rough grazing’. The eponymous muir is probably that of Crail and/or Carnbee, north of Muiredge. OS Name Book states of Muiredge that ‘it is occupied by the laborers to Pitcorthie Quarrie’ (85, 9).

This place-name appeared in printed volume 3