Linhead

Linhead KGH S NT209887 1 395 120m SEF

Linhead 1753 Roy sheet 17, 5
Linhead 1828 SGF

Sc lin + Sc head

‘End or head of a waterfall’. This derivation is confirmed by OS Name Book, which states ‘There was a fall of water here at one time (which has been drained) from which it took its name’ (134, 43).

This place-name appeared in printed volume 1