Kittock’s Den

Kittock’s Den SSL R NO553151 1 363 0m

Kitocks Den 1828 SGF
Kittock’s Den 1855 OS 6 inch 1st edn

? pn Kittock or Sc kittock + Sc den

Sc Kittock is a hypocorism (pet form) of Katherine, but was also used as a common noun to refer to ‘a woman or girl of low rank or character; wench; mistress, concubine’ (DOST).

The den carries a small burn from near Boarhills down to the sea.

/ˈkɪtəks dɛn/ or /ˈkɪdəks dɛn/.[308]

This place-name appeared in printed volume 3