Brieryhill

Brieryhill # SSL S NO532152 2

Berryhill 1753 Roy sheet 19, 5
Brery Hill 1775 Ainslie/Fife
Brieryhill 1786 Sasines no. 1447

Sc briery + Sc hill

‘Briary hill, hill covered in briars’. According to DOST Sc brery ‘briary’, from brer(e), breer ‘briar’ is found only in place-names, such as Brerybankes and the Brery Dyke. There was also a Breryhill near Dunfermline (1537 Dunf. Burgh Recs. 248).

This place-name appeared in printed volume 3