Moorhead # NBN S NO446051 2

Muirhead 1753 Roy sheet 18, 1
Moorhead 1775 Ainslie/Fife
Moorhead 1827 Ainslie/East Fife

Sc muir + Sc head

‘Head or end of the muir or area of rough grazing’. The Ainslie maps show Moorhead some 300 m to the north of Easter Newburn. Modern maps such as OS Explorer still show a building here, which is called Forth House on OS 1:10,000 (2007).

This place-name appeared in printed volume 2