In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Glenrothes like this:
Rothes, vil., in par. and 1 mile W. of Markinen, Fife; has a papermill.
The location is that of Glenrothes town centre, on modern maps.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Glenrothes in Fife | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 23rd March 2017
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