Pepper Knowe # LSL R NO248020 2
Pepper Knowe 1850s OS Name Book 91, 31
Pepperknowe Quarry 1856 OS 6 inch 1st edn [north-east of Croft Outerly]
Sc pepper + Sc knowe
For the problematic element pepper, see Elements Glossary, PNF 5. The NGR is for Pepperknowe Quarry (1856). According to the OS Name Book ‘the name is taken from a small gravelly hill (now entirely removed) which was called Pepper Knowe’ (91, 31).
This place-name appeared in printed volume 2