Charleston

Charleston # ADN S NT204970 1 100m

Charlestown 1828 SGF
Charleston 1899 OS 1 inch 2nd edn.
Charleston 1964 OS 2.5 inch [‘in ruins’]

pn Charles + Sc toun or SSE town

It has been obliterated by open-cast mining. It is called Coup<>ron on Roy (1753), and Coupmoor on Ainslie/Fife (1775) and Ainslie/West Fife (1827). According to OS Name Book (8, 43) it ‘locally goes under the name of Coupow’.

This place-name appeared in printed volume 1