Croftangry # SSL S NO490167 1 25m
Crofta-Angury 1562 RMS iv no.1917 (col. 4) [to St Leonard’s College 6 s. from Crofta-Angury]
Angrecroft 1793 Sasines no. 3702
Croftangry 1817 Sasines no. 11448
Croftangry 1843 Priory Acres Plan [copy made in 1895-6]
Croftanrigh 1850s OS Name Book 101, 75 [‘a large farm steading adjoining the western extremity of the town’; it does not appear on OS 6 inch 1st edn map]
Sc croft + ? Sc * anger
‘Croft created on or chiefly containing grassland’? See Croftangrie # FAL, PNF 2, and croftangry in Elements Glossary, PNF 5.
According to Priory Acres Plan, it is the name of the field whose centre lies on NGR NO490167, and part of it is referred to thus: ‘A part of Croftangry not subject to any teind, from its at one time having formed the Bishops or Archdeacons Road’. In Sasines no. 11448 it is described as being part of Rathelpie at the south-west end of the village of Argyle beside St Andrews.
This place-name appeared in printed volume 3