Loanhead CNK S NT053904 1 384 160m EAF

Loanhead 1856 OS 6 inch 1st edn.

Sc loanheid

‘Higher or outer end of a loan’. Sc loan is a grassy cattle-track through arable land. The eponymous loan of Loanhead appears on OS Pathf. as Loanhead Road, and is clearly the loan providing OS Pathf. Easter Luscar (as well as Wester Luscar, which once lay a short distance north-west of OS Pathf. Luscar House) with access to Craigluscar Hill and Carnock Moor.

This place-name appeared in printed volume 1