Woodmill

Woodmill DFL S NT112874 1

Woodmill 1654 Blaeu (Gordon) Fife
Woodmill 1775 Ainslie/Fife
Wood Mill 1856 OS 6 inch 1st edn.

Sc wood + Sc mill

‘Mill by or in woodland’. On the Lyne Burn, it has given its name to a modern suburb of Dunfermline, as well as to a secondary school (NT113873). The site of the mill as shown on OS 6 inch 1st edn. supplies the above NGR.

For the importance of local woodland, see the discussion under Garvock DFL.

/wud mɪl/

This place-name appeared in printed volume 1