Magus Muir SSL S NO4515 1 363 80m NOF
moram lie Muire de Magask 1686 Retours (Fife) no. 1272 [Thomas Hope of Craighall CER; with teinds]
Magus Muir 1793 Sasines no. 3702 [John Brown, merchant in St Andrews, in lands of ... Dewars Mill (Dewarsmill) SSL; a third of Goukston # (Goiston) SSL and Croftangry # (Angrecroft) SSL, and ‘part of Magus Muir corresponding thereto’]
Magus Muir 1845 NSA ix, 460 [Archbishop Sharp murdered there by Covenanters in 1679]
Magus Muir 1855 OS 6 inch 1st edn
en Magus + Sc muir
Famous as the site of the murder of Archbishop Sharp by Covenanters in 1679 (see also Bishop’s Wood SSL), it was originally part of the muir or rough grazing of the lands of Magus or Magask CER, SSL (now Upper Magus and Nether Magask).
This place-name appeared in printed volume 3