Gowrie Hill

Gowrie Hill FGN R NO4228 1 352 50m

    Gowrie Hill 1855 OS 6 inch 1st edn

en Gowrie + SSE hill

Probably so named from the good view obtained from it of the Carse of Gowrie, on the north side of the Tay, west of Dundee. It is part of Newport-on-Tay. The OS Name Book, while giving no indication of the origin of the name, situates it ‘east of Easter Newport’ on the Tayfield Estate (32, 80).

This place-name appeared in printed volume 4