Meadowhead

Meadowhead SLN CRX, TOB S NT037964 1 384 150m NEF

MeadowZaird 1621 Retours (Fife) no. 928 [part of the lands of Cult (Quyltis)]
Medowheid 1642 Gordon MS Fife [shown just over county boundary in Perthshire, (Fossoway parish)]
Medowhead 1654 Blaeu (Gordon) Fife [shown in Perthshire (Fossoway parish)]
Muddy head 1753 Roy sheet 17, 5
Meadowhead 1775 Ainslie/Fife
Meadowhead 1828 SGF
Meadowhead 1855 OS 6 inch 1st edn.

Sc meadow + ? Sc yaird or ? Sc heid

‘Meadow yard’ or ‘meadow head (end)’. OS Pathf. and OS 6 inch (1855) also show Meadowhead Hill above the farm, to the south-east.

This place-name appeared in printed volume 1