Nannie’s Knowe 

Nannie’s Knowe  NBN R NO449018 1 374 5m

Nannie’s Knowe 1855 OS 6 inch 1st edn

pn Nannie + Sc knowe

Described by OS Name Book in the 1850s as ‘A small conical-shaped knoll on the farm of Meikle Dumbarnie’ (79, 5), it allegedly got its name ‘because a few years ago a woman named Nanny was found drowned within the sea-mark near this knoll’ (97, 53).

This place-name appeared in printed volume 2