Auchterderran

Auchterderran (About this soundlisten ) is a village in Fife, Scotland.[1][2] It is sometimes thought as part of the larger village, Cardenden, although Cardenden is part of the parish of Auchterderran.

Auchterderran
Mining Memorial, Auchterderran.jpg
Mining Memorial, Auchterderran
Auchterderran is located in Fife
Auchterderran
Auchterderran
Location within Fife
OS grid referenceNT2195
Council area
CountryScotland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townLOCHGELLY
Dialling code01592
PoliceScotland
FireScottish
AmbulanceScottish
UK Parliament
Scottish Parliament
List of places
UK
Scotland
56°08′N 3°16′W / 56.14°N 03.27°W / 56.14; -03.27Coordinates: 56°08′N 3°16′W / 56.14°N 03.27°W / 56.14; -03.27

The name derives from Scottish Gaelic, although the first element, urchan, is obsolete in modern Gaelic and obscure. The second element, deòradh, means "a person charged with the safe-keeping of a saintly relic".[3]

Notable ResidentsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 58 Perth & Alloa (Auchterarder) (Map). Ordnance Survey. 2014. ISBN 9780319229972.
  2. ^ "Ordnance Survey: 1:50,000 Scale Gazetteer" (csv (download)). www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk. Ordnance Survey. 1 January 2016. Retrieved 30 January 2016.
  3. ^ "Auchterderran". Fife Place-name Data.
  4. ^ https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XYTP-YRG