Byrehills # FGN S NO404260 2
Birehillis 1529 RMS iii no. 848 [see Naughton BMO]
Byrhylls 1563 Laing Chrs. no. 763 [see Naughton BMO]
Byrehillis 1597 RMS vi no. 637 [with the salmon fishing of Byrehills-Over Friarton (Byrehillis-Over Freirtoun); see Friarton FGN, below]
Byrhills 1642 Gordon MS Fife [between Wormett and Flas hill]
Byrehills 1654 Blaeu (Pont) East Fife
Byrehills 1654 Blaeu (Gordon) Fife [between Wormett and Flash Hill]
Sc byre + Sc hill
‘Hills associated with a byre or byres’; the same name as Boarhills SSL (PNF 3).
Campbell locates Byrehills ‘on the present farm of Peasehills [Peacehill BMO] … next to Wormit Den’ (1899, 641).
This place-name appeared in printed volume 4