Banskeith KTT R NO356076 2 185m
Balinskeech 1768 RHP23515/1 & 2 [‘Elevated ground called Balinskeech’ north of Clatty Houses]
Banskeith Plantation 1888 x 1914 OS 6 inch County Series, 1st revision
G baile + G an + ? G sgè
If a genuine baile-name, then it may be ‘farm of the hawthorn’, containing G sgè, gen. sgiach ‘hawthorn’ (see Watson 1926, 332).
The name has survived in OS Pathf. Banskeith Plantation at NO356076, which supplies the above NGR. It is not shown on the OS 6 inch 1st edn of 1856.
This place-name appeared in printed volume 2