Dow Craig

Dow Craig SLO R NO189070 1 372 23m NWF

    Dow Craig 1856 OS 6 inch 1st edn

? G dubh + ? G creag or ? Sc doo + ? Sc craig

‘Black rock’? This name appears so late in the record that a Sc origin is also possible, namely ‘pigeon crag’, containing Sc doo ‘pigeon, dove’, of which dow is an alternative form (CSD) + Sc craig ‘rock, crag’.

This place-name appeared in printed volume 4