Whinnybank

Whinnybank NBH ABE S NO228167 1 362 135m

    Glenbow 1856 OS 6 inch 1st edn [cf OS Pathf. Bow Burn NBH/ABE which flows out of Lochmill Loch eastwards, and then turns south to flow into the Pitcairlie Burn]
    Whinnybank 1956 OS 2.5 inch

Sc or SSE whinny + Sc or SSE bank

‘Bank on which gorse (aka furze or whin) grows.’ For a discussion of the earlier name of this settlement, Glenbow, see Bow Burn in Section 1, above.

This place-name appeared in printed volume 4