Mountvale

Mountvale SSL S NO518142 1 85m

Mountville 1828 SGF
Mountvale 1855 OS 6 inch 1st edn

A modern coining, the almost contradictory sense of the modern name suggests that it was indeed originally coined as Mountville, as the earliest attested form indicates. It is at or very near earlier Loanhead # SSL, q.v. Described by OS Name Book (63, 4) as a small farm of 38 acres of arable belonging to Mr Brown of St Nicholas, it appears on OS Pathf. as Mountvale House.

This place-name appeared in printed volume 3