Muirhouses # LEU S NO426244 1 20m

    Moorhouses 1775 Ainslie/Fife
    Moorhouses 1828 SGF
    Muirhouses 1855 OS 6 inch 1st edn.
    Egyptmuir 1888 x 1914 OS 6 inch 1st revision
    Egyptmuir 1922 x 1969 OS 6 inch 3rd revision

Sc muir + Sc house

The name-change from Muirhouses to Egyptmuir must have taken place under the influence of the name Egypt, shown as a settlement on SGF (1828) at about NO427240. Neither Egypt nor Muirhouses/Egyptmuir exists any longer, nor is any building marked on OS maps of the area.

This place-name appeared in printed volume 4