Horse Hole

Horse Hole ANR C NT652997 1 0m

Horse Hole 1855 OS 6 inch 1st edn

SSE horse + SSE hole

‘The bay south of the Altarstanes. So-called because a horse fell over into it and drowned’ (Eggeling 1985, 248). He does not say where he got this explanation of the name from. It was not the OS Name Book (1853), which simply states ‘origin not known’ (1, 6). Eggeling code O.

This place-name appeared in printed volume 3