Longside

Longside CBE S NO500057 1 374 95m SOF

del Langsyde 1359 ER i, 560 [15 s. 6 d. ‘as rent of assise (i.e. fixed rent) of the Longside’ (per redditum assise del Langsyde)]
Langsyde 1478 RMS ii no. 1351 [see Gibliston CBE]
le Langside 1493 RMS ii no. 2176 [see Gibliston CBE]
Langside 1496 RMS ii no. 2314 [see Gibliston CBE]
the Lang-side 1517 Fife Ct. Bk. 398 [17th c. copy; Taxt roll of Fife, 10 s.]
peciam terre le Langsyde 1528 RMS iii no. 578 [‘the Longside, a piece of land’ in the barony of Gibliston (Giblestoun) CBE]
Langsyd c.1560 s Purves 154 [10 s.]
Longside 1775 Ainslie/Fife
Langside 1828 SGF
Longside 1855 OS 6 inch 1st edn

Sc lang + Sc side

‘Long hill-side’. It is frequently used with the definite article the (which appears in Latin charters as l(i)e, or as del combined with Latin de ‘of, from’).

This place-name appeared in printed volume 3