Fiddlehall FAL S NO257076 1 373 55m NOF

Fiddlehall 1856 OS 6 inch 1st edn

Sc fiddle + Sc hall

It is unclear what exactly this name might mean. Perhaps it was once closely associated with music-making. In field-names the element fiddle can refer to the shape of the referent. OS Name Book (27, 58) calls this site ‘a row of small cottages ... situated on Falkland Common’.

This place-name appeared in printed volume 2