Esky Loch

Esky Loch FGN W NO414251 1 352 25m

    Esky Loch 1855 OS 6 inch 1st edn

? Sc esky + Sc loch

‘Loch with newts’? Sc esk is a newt (DOST). OS Name Book (34, 15) describes it as follows: ‘This is a small pond in one of the parks of St Fort demesne. It is formed by drainage, is dry in very hot weather, and used for pleasure[214] in winter’.

This place-name appeared in printed volume 4