Descriptive gazetteer entries

These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Kinghorn. You may be able to find further references to Kinghorn in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.

Place Type of entry Source
Kinghorn a coast town Groome

This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with Kinghorn.

Place Type of entry Source
Balninto an estate, with a mansion Groome
Glassmount an estate, with a modern mansion Groome
Inchkeith an island Groome
Inchkeith island Bartholomew
Kilrie an estate, with a modern mansion Groome
Kilrie seat Bartholomew
Pitteadie Castle ruin Bartholomew
Seafield Tower ruined seat Bartholomew

Travel writing

This website includes the complete texts of books describing journeys around Britain, written between the twelfth and nineteenth centuries. Selecting one of the links below will take you to the first reference to Kinghorn within the selected text. This will not always be a description of a visit: travellers often mention places other than where they are, for example as a basis for comparison.

Traveller Section No. of Refs.
Daniel Defoe Letter 13, Part 1: Fife and Perth 4
John Wesley 1763-4: In Scotland Again; Methodist's Wealth; "No Law for Methodists"; Exhausting Days 2
William Camden Scotland: North of the Antonine Wall 1
Samuel Johnson Inch Keith and St. Andrews 1

This website includes two large libraries, of historical travel writing and of entries from nineteenth century gazetteers describing places. We have text from these sources available for these places near your location:

Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
Burntisland 5 2
Linktown 0 2
Abbotshall 0 2
Kirkcaldy 6 2
Inchkeith 0 2
Pathhead 0 1
Newbigging 0 1
Auchtertool 0 2
Dysart 0 2
Gallatown 0 2
Aberdour 5 2
Inchcolm 0 2
West Wemyss 0 2
Cardenden 0 2
Newhaven 0 2
Dalgety 0 2
Lochgelly 0 3
Granton 0 2
Auchterderran 0 2
Leith 0 2