Outh DFL S NT060948 1 384 255m

forestum meum de Uueth’ 1195 x 1210 RRS ii no. 463 [= Dunf. Reg. no. 57; King William grants to his illegitimate son Robert of London his (the king’s) forest of Outh]
totam Vneth 1195 x 1211 Dunf. Reg. no. 167 [for Vueth; Robert of London grants all Outh with its pertinents to Dunfermline Abbey, as King William had given him]
Uueht 1211 x 1212 RRS ii no. 495 [= Dunf. Reg. no. 71; royal confirmation charter of Robert’s grant of Outh to Dunfermline Abbey]
(forest of) Vueth 1231 Dunf. Reg. no. 193
Owth 1654 Blaeu (Gordon) Fife
Outh 1753 Roy sheet 17, 5
E. Outh 1753 Roy sheet 17, 5
Outh 1828 SGF

G uchd

‘Rounded, breast-shaped hill’; Gaelic uchd ‘breast; side of a hill’ (Dwelly). It probably originally referred to OS Pathf. Outh Hill (324m), a rounded hill lying between the Cleish and the Saline Hills. OS Pathf. also shows Outh Park, Outh Muir, Outhmuir Plantation and Outh Bridge.


This place-name appeared in printed volume 1