Coarse Hill

Coarse Hill CNK R NT034890 1 394 115m

Croshill 1775 Ainslie/Fife [shown as a small settlement on the north side of OS Pathf. Coarse Hill]

Sc cross + Sc hill

Either ‘hill on which there is a cross’ or ‘place where one can cross the hill’, the latter of which would reflect the location of the site in a pass formed by the Carnock Burn between ground rising to 130m on either side of it.

This place-name appeared in printed volume 1