Peacehill BMO FGN S NO388251 1 351 70m

    Peishills 1631 Campbell 1899, 630
    Pesknows 1642 Gordon MS Fife
    Pesknowes 1654 Blaeu (Pont) East Fife
    Peasknows 1654 Blaeu (Gordon) Fife
    Bizhill 1775 Ainslie/Fife [also Bizhill Cottown]
    Peashill 1828 SGF
    Peashills 1845 NSA ix, 587 [where gold pieces were found ‘some years ago’]
    Peashills 1855 OS 6 inch 1st edn

Sc pease + Sc hill

‘Hills where peas are grown’. For a local legend connected with this name, see Battle Law BMO.

    OS Pathf. also shows Peacehill Point, on the coast, 850 m to the north-west.

This place-name appeared in printed volume 4