Bogward

Bogward SSL S NO491155 1

Bogward 1753 Roy sheet 19, 5
Bogward 1775 Ainslie/Fife
N. Bogward 1828 SGF
S. Bogward 1828 SGF [= Ainslie/Fife (1775) Little Ballon at c.NO491153]
Bogward 1855 OS 6 inch 1st edn

Sc bog + Sc ward

‘Bog enclosure, enclosed field in or by a bog’.

The NGR given is for SGF N. Bogward, which is shown on Ainslie/Fife (1775) and on OS 6 inch (1855) simply as unaffixed Bogward. In 1828, N. Bogward and S. Bogward are shown separated by the burn that flows through the Lumbo Den. The name persists in Bogward Road in St Andrews, to the south-west of Hallow Hill. It lay on the lands of Balone SSL.

This place-name appeared in printed volume 3