Cruicks IKG S NT129817 1 5m

Croc 1165 x 1172 RRS ii no. 102 [19th c. copy; William I confirms to provosts and other burgesses of Inverkeithing the land south of the burgh called Croc]
Crooks 1753 Roy sheet 17, 5
Crooks 1828 SGF
Cruicks 1856 OS 6 inch 1st edn. [at NT132815; also Old Cruicks at above NGR, and Cruickness at NT135819]

Sc cruik

‘Crook(s), bend(s)’. This refers to some now unidentifiable ‘crook’-shaped feature or collection of features in the landscape. The name survives now in OS Pathf. Cruiks Quarry.

The above NGR is supplied by Old Cruicks on OS 6 inch 1st edn. (1856).


This place-name appeared in printed volume 1