Holekettle KTT S NO306072 1 373 55m NWF

le Hole-Kettill 1507 RMS ii no. 3117 [the Newton of Kettle (q.v.) called the Holekettle]
Hoil-Catill 1546 RMS iii no. 3257 [see *Newton of Kettle]
Holkethill c.1560 s Purves 155 [?3]
the Hole-Kettill 1572 RMS iv no. 2036 [see *Newton of Kettle]
Hoilkettill 1587 Assumption 15 [teind sheaves of St Andrews Priory]
Hoill-Kettill 1614 RMS vii no. 1143 [see *Newton of Kettle]
Hoill-Kettill 1618 RMS vii no. 1827 [see *Newton of Kettle]
Hollkettill 1642 Gordon MS Fife
Holl-Kettell 1653 Lamont’s Diary 61
Holkettle 1654 Blaeu (Pont) East Fife
Hol Kettill 1654 Blaeu (Gordon) Fife
Old Kettle 1753 Roy sheet 18, 1
Holl Kettle 1769 RHP4454
Hole Kettle 1775 Ainlsie/Fife
Holekettle 1787 Sasines no. 1637 [George Buist, ‘in parts of Holekettle including part of West and South Rumdowan’]
Hole Kettle 1828 SGF [shown twice, at above NGR and c.500 m to the north]
Hole Kette 1856 OS 6 inch 1st edn [sic]

Sc holl + en Kettle

‘Kettle of or in the hollow’. It was also called Newton of Kettle q.v., which occurs much earlier in the record. Note that Roy has misinterpreted Hole as Old. According to Millar, Holekettle was the original name for the village of Kettlebridge (1895 i, 215).

This place-name appeared in printed volume 2