Blinkbonny NBN S NO446046 1 130m

Blinkbonny 1856 OS 6 inch 1st edn

Sc blinkbonny

A Sc verbal compound often applied to places enjoying a good view, the Sc equivalent of Bellvue or Belvidere, it is discussed more fully in Element Glossary (PNF 5).

    Ainslie/Fife (1775) shows Newbiggin (Sc ‘new building, new settlement’) at a site very close to, if not identical with, Blinkbonny.

    It is not on OS Pathf., but appears on OS Explorer (2001).

This place-name appeared in printed volume 2