Culross

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Cuillennros 800 x 900 CGSH 722.106 [‘Culross in Strathearn hi Comgellaib between the Ochils and the Forth’ (Cuillennros hi Sraith hIrend hi Comgellgaib eter Sliabh Nocel 7 Mur nGiudan), claiming that St Serf founded it; reading from Book of Lecan fos 34vb-35ra; variant readings found in Book of Ballymote and Book of Uí Maine (for details see CGSH 722.106). The dating is very imprecise, but the orthography suggests an early date (see Kenney 1929, 25)]
Culenros c.1200 Macquarrie 1993, 140 [Vita Sancti Servani]
Culenros 1217 x 1318 RRS v no. 141
Schyr<a> de Culenros 1217 x 1318 RRS v no. 141 [shire of Culross]
abbatia de Kilinros 1217 Chron. Melrose p. 67
apud Kilinros 1217 Chron. Melrose p. 67
monachos de Culenros 1231 Culross Chrs. 73
(abbot and convent of) Cullynros 1341 Culross Chrs. 73
(abbot and convent of the monastery of) Culros 1391 RMS i no. 825
apud monasterium Culros 1406 RMS i no. 891
Culrosschyre 1498 ADC, 161 [the lands of Balgownie (Balgony) in Culross-shire (Culrosschyre)]
Culros-shyre 1586 RMS v no. 1111
Culrois 1642 RMS ix no. 1092
Culross 1654 Blaeu (Gordon) Fife
Culrosse 1663 RMS xi no. 404
Culrosse 1664 RMS xi no. 599
Culros 1730 Cooper (Adair)
Culross 1821 Ainslie/S. Scotland

G cuileann + G ros

‘Holly point or promontory’ is how Watson interprets this name (1926, 497). This would certainly appear to be how the early Irish sources have interpreted it.[89] The Old Irish form of this word is cuilenn or cuilend.[90]

/ˈkurɔs/ or /ˈkurəs/

This place-name appeared in printed volume 1