Fairy Kirk

Fairy Kirk IKG E NT123833 1 394 65m WEF

Fairy Kirk 1856 OS 6 inch 1st edn.

Sc fairy + Sc kirk

According to the OS Name Book (73, 27), the name refers to ‘a small cliff on the top of a steep brow, supposed by some to be a resort of fairies. It is well known in the neighbourhood by this name.’

The name is also found in Fairykirk Road, Rosyth.

This place-name appeared in printed volume 1