Lochton CRA S NO587090 1 374 65m SOF

(lands of) Lochtoun 1390 x 1406 RMS i app. 2 no. 1776 A, B [16th, 17th c. indexes; to John Barclay lands of Kippo KBS, Lochton and Arngask PER, FIF]
Lochtoun 1508 RMS ii no. 3178 [part of barony of Arngask (Ancorsk), formerly the barony of Kippo (Kippow)]
Lochtoune 1517 Fife Ct. Bk. 68 [the claim of the lands of Lochton and Wilkieston (Wilkestoune) CRA]
Lochtoun 1538 RMS iii no. 1799 [James Learmonth of Dairsie (Dersye) DAE, in barony of Arngask]
Lochtoun 1541 RMS iii no. 2526 [Andrew Murray of Balvaird (Balvard) PER, FIF, in barony of Arngask (Arngosk)]
Lochtone 1615 Retours (Fife) no. 251 [Andrew Murray of Balvaird PER, FIF, in barony of Arngask (Aringosk)]
Lochtoun 1625 Retours (Fife)no. 362 [part of the lands of Kippo in barony of Arngask (Arnegosk)]
Lochtoun 1640 Retours (Fife) no. 587 [John Philp, burgess of Cupar, in lands and barony of Kippo, also no. 1445]
Lochtoun 1654 Blaeu (Gordon) Fife
Lochtown 1753 Roy sheet 19, 5
Lochton 1775 Ainslie/Fife [shown in KBS]
Lochton 1855 OS 6 inch 1st edn [see discussion, below]

Sc loch + Sc toun

‘Farm by a loch’. The loch in question must be Toldrie Loch, now drained, on the northern bank of which the lands of Lochton lay. For more on the loch, see Toldrie CRA.

In the early 1850s Lochton was a toll house (OS Name Book 84, 88), shown on OS 6 inch 1st edn at NO585093, c.300 m north-west of OS Pathf. Lochton.


This place-name appeared in printed volume 3