Peesweep Bank

Peesweep Bank ABE C NO253199 1 362 0m

    Peesweep Bank 1855 OS 6 inch 1st edn [shown joined to Mc Inne’s Bank, from which it is now separated from it by 200 m of water]

Sc peesweep + Sc bank

‘Lapwing or peewit sandbank’; presumably such birds were frequently observed on the bank. For the association of this bird with remote places, see PNF 5, Elements Glossary, under its Sc synonym teuchit.

This place-name appeared in printed volume 4