Isle Of Canty

Isle Of Canty CNK S NT060886 1 394 110m SOF

Isle of Canty 1856 OS 6 inch 1st edn.

According to DSL the place of the stool of repentance in Presbyterian kirks seems to have been known as Canty. It suggests that it may have been a diminutive form of English cant, ‘a nook or niche’.

This place-name appeared in printed volume 1