Cantyhall

Cantyhall MML S NO307156 1 362 70m

    Cantyhall 1775 Ainslie/Fife
    Cantyhall 1855 OS 6 inch 1st edn

Sc canty + Sc hall

‘Cheerful, pleasant or lively hall’. There is another place so called in CBE (PNF 3; q.v. for more discussion). It is described by the OS Name Book (53, 26) thus: ‘A farm steading with farm attached situated to the NW. of Cunnoquhie House, part of the premises are occupied by Farm Laborers. The Steading and Farm are in the possession of the Proprietor George Patterson Esqr. Cunnoquhie’.

This place-name appeared in printed volume 4