Kirkton

Kirkton CUS S NS979872 1 393 75m SWF

Kirktoun 1540 x 1543 RMS iii no. 2869 [see CUS Introduction]
Kirktoun 1546 RMS iv no. 27
Kirktoun 1574 x 1586 RMS v no. 1109
Kirktoun 1587 Culross Chrs. 80 no. 11 [lands of Wester Boith, Kirktoun called Wallis and Eschis]
Eister and Wester Kirktounes 1664 RMS x no. 328
Kirktown 1783 Stobie

Sc kirktoun

The kirk referred to in the name was the old parish kirk of Culross now called West Kirk, which lies almost 1 km to the south (NS979864). To the west are OS Pathf. Kirkton Wood and the Waas (Wallis, 1587) Plantation. Immediately to the south-east lies OS Pathf. Ashes (Eschis, 1587).

This place-name appeared in printed volume 1