Damside

Damside CUP S NO363129 1 362 25m

    Damside 1856 OS 6 inch 1st edn

Sc or SSE dam + Sc or SSE side

‘Settlement beside a (mill)-dam’. The eponymous dam is near the weir on the Eden south-west of Cupar which is the start of the large mill lade supplying the water to power the Cupar Mills. See CUP Intro., Mills for more details. Damside is described by the OS Name Book as a small farm of seven acres (58, 11).

This place-name appeared in printed volume 4