Gathercold

Gathercold # CRA S NO613092 2 50m

(the east side of) Gidecald 1178 x 1185 RRS ii no. 196 [late copy; for this charter see Wormiston CRA, below]
Gathercold 1775 Ainslie/Fife

Sc gaither + Sc cauld

‘Gather cold’; a vivid verbal name applied to a relatively high-lying exposed piece of land. It occurs also in Gathercauld CER (PNF 2) and Gathercold SSL (for which see New Grange SSL, below).

This place-name appeared in printed volume 3