Townhead

Townhead SLN S NT015941 1 384 125m SWF

Townhead 1855 OS 6 inch 1st edn.

Sc toun + Sc heid

‘The end of the toun or toun-land’, Townhead is to the north-west of Milton. It appears on both Ainslie/Fife (1775) and Ainslie/West Fife (1827) as the more westerly of the two places called Borland in this part of the parish. Boreland (of Saline) SLN is most likely the toun to which the first element of Townhead refers.

It is marked on OS Explorer (2001) as Cherry Tree.

This place-name appeared in printed volume 1