East Loans KCQ S NO465075 1 374 175m SEF
East Loans 1855 OS 6 inch 1st edn
Sc east + Sc loan
A loan is a grassy track for livestock through arable land which leads to the grazing lands. The 1855 map also shows West Loans # on the west side of the road, opposite East Loans. This is not shown on OS Pathf. at NO464075. The respective positions of this pair of place-names suggests that the loan in question followed the course of the modern road, B941.
This place-name appeared in printed volume 3