Keir CUS S NS952881 1 393 50m EAF
Keir 1540 x 1543 RMS iii no. 2869 [see CUS Introduction]
Keir 1589 RMS v no. 1675
Keir 1783 Stobie
‘Ancient fortification’. See Elements Glossary under keir for more discussion.
OS Pathf. marks a large Earthwork c.600 m west of Keir, on the bank of the Moor Loch. This is clearly marked on Stobie’s map (1783) as Old Camp.
This place-name appeared in printed volume 1