Vicar’s Grange

Vicar’s Grange KGH S NT276885 1 395 40m EAF

Vicarsgrannge 1642 Gordon MS Fife
Vicars grange 1654 Blaeu (Gordon) Fife
Vicars Grange 1775 Ainslie/Fife
Vicar’s Grange 1785 Sasines no. 1337 [the kirklands of the vicarage of Kinghorn Easter called Vicar’s Grange]
Vicarsgrange 1828 SGF

Sc vicar + Sc grange

This refers to land held by the pre-Reformation vicar of Kinghorn, as is clear from the 1785 Sasine quoted above. It may be the origin of the name of the neighbouring estate of Grange (q.v.), which lies immediately to the west.

This place-name appeared in printed volume 1