Oakfield BEA S NO144942 1 125m

Oakfield 1828 SGF
Oakfield 1856 OS 6 inch 1st edn.
Oakfield 1899 OS 1 inch 2nd edn.

‘Field with or by oak tree(s)’? A transferred SSE name? In 1828 the name attaches to the small settlement at what is now Kelty Cross. This is also the case on the OS 6 inch 1st edn., with Kelty the name attached to the settlement further north, between Oakfield and Bridge-end on the Kelty Burn. This same map also shows Grievesland (Grieus Land 1759 RHP14330) north of Kelty, and half way between Oakfield and Bridge-end. The name is not on the OS Pathf.

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This place-name appeared in printed volume 1