Byrehills

Byrehills # FGN S NO404260 2

    Birehillis 1529 RMS iii no. 848 [see Naughton BMO]
    Byrhylls 1563 Laing Chrs. no. 763 [see Naughton BMO]
    Byrehillis 1597 RMS vi no. 637 [with the salmon fishing of Byrehills-Over Friarton (Byrehillis-Over Freirtoun); see Friarton FGN, below]
    Byrhills 1642 Gordon MS Fife [between Wormett and Flas hill]
    Byrehills 1654 Blaeu (Pont) East Fife
    Byrehills 1654 Blaeu (Gordon) Fife [between Wormett and Flash Hill]

Sc byre + Sc hill

‘Hills associated with a byre or byres’; the same name as Boarhills SSL (PNF 3).

    Campbell locates Byrehills ‘on the present farm of Peasehills [Peacehill BMO] … next to Wormit Den’ (1899, 641).

This place-name appeared in printed volume 4