Baw Hill

Baw Hill ABE R NO280148 1 362 204m

    Baw Hill 1855 OS 6 inch 1st edn

? Sc ba + Sc hill

This may contain Sc ba (also spelled ball, baa and baw, the last reflecting midlands Scots pronunciation), ‘ball’, referring to its rounded summit. Note also OS Pathf. Baw Hills NBH, some 5 km to the west-north-west at NO22 16, for a discussion of which see s.n. and under Bow Burn, Section 1, above.

This place-name appeared in printed volume 4