Glassiebarns

Glassiebarns DFL S NT059906 1 384 150m SOF

Glassybarns 1775 Ainslie/Fife

? en Glassie + Sc barn

The first element (Glassie-) is a problem, and no plausible Sc derivation suggests itself. It may derive from a burn-name containing G glais ‘burn’, so that Glassiebarns would mean ‘barns on the Glassie Burn’.

This place-name appeared in printed volume 1