Broomside

Broomside # IKG S NT137850 3 SOF

(lands of) Brounsyde 1466 Stephen 1921, 92 [Prathouse, Duloch and Brounsyde are disponed to various Inverkeithing burgesses by James Scrymgeour]
Brownsyde 1642 Gordon MS Fife
Brownsyd 1654 Blaeu (Gordon) Fife
Broomside 1753 Roy sheet 17, 5
Broomside 1775 Ainslie/Fife

Sc broun + Sc side

‘Brown (hill-)side’. It is described as lying between the Dales and Duloch (Stephen 1921, 92). It is shown on Ainslie/Fife (1775) south of Dowloch, and on the west side of the Great North Road.

This place-name appeared in printed volume 1