Broadleys

Broadleys KGH S NT261893 1 395 70m SEF

Broadlies 1775 Ainslie/Fife
Broadleys 1856 OS 6 inch 1st edn.

Sc braid + Sc lea

‘Broad grasslands’. I assume an underlying Sc form of this name, despite the fact that the earliest form so far identified contains SSE broad. This site is shown on SGF (1828) as E<as>t Pitteadie.

This place-name appeared in printed volume 1