Place:


Inchkeith  Fife

 

In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Inchkeith like this:

Inchkeith, island, in Firth of Forth, Kinghorn par., Fife, 4 miles N. of Leith, pop. 75; is fortified with 3 batteries erected in 1878-1881; Inchkeith Lighthouse, on summit of island, is 58 ft. high, with revolving light 220 ft. above high water, and seen 21 miles.

Inchkeith through time

Inchkeith is now part of Fife district. Click here for graphs and data of how Fife has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Inchkeith itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Inchkeith in Fife | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/21750

Date accessed: 23rd September 2018


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