Gallowhill

Gallowhill # KCQ RS NO4706 3

Gallowhill 1753 Roy sheet 18, 1 [north of Kilbrackmont Craig]
Gallahill 1783 Sasines no. 543 [‘parts of Kilbrackmont called Gallahill, Craiglogg, Firthmuir, Falside’ etc]
Gallowhill 1802 Sasines no. 6141
Gallow Hill 1818 RHP23079/2 [among the lands of Kilbrackmont, at the north-western end of the estate]

Sc gallow + Sc hill

‘Hill on which the gallows stand or stood’; execution place for barony of Kilbrackmont? For discussion of gallows, see Elements Glossary, PNF 5.

This place-name appeared in printed volume 3