Datie Mill KGH S NT261912 1 30m
Inchdatie-mylne 1632 RMS viii no. 2065 [mills called Datie Mill (Inchdatie-mylne) and Lambert’s Mill (Lambertismylne), part of the lands of Balmuto KGH]
Dahy Mill 1753 Roy sheet 17, 5
Dauty Miln 1757 RHP1710 [and Dauty Fold]
Dalty or Datty Mill 1775 Ainslie/Fife
Dattie Mill 1924 Campbell 149
en (Inch)Datie + Sc miln
Inchdatie, later simply Datie, derives from G innis ‘haugh, watermeadow, inch’ and probably G dabhach ‘davoch’, with a loc. suffix (most likely –in). This etymology must remain tentative given the lack of early forms; but compare the development of G dabhach in Findatie, Portmoak KNR.
OS Pathf. shows Datie Mill Plantation and Datiefauld Plantation. The NGR is taken from NMRS.
/ˈdɔ:tɪ mɪl/, though more recently /ˈdetɪ mɪl/ is to be heard in the area.
This place-name appeared in printed volume 1