Bankhead DFL S NT108884 1 394 115m SOF

Bankhead 1775 Ainslie/Fife

Sc bank + Sc heid

‘Head or end of a bank or slope’. A list of those absent from the Dunfermline Regality Court in 1536 includes ‘Johannes Lambart senior in the bank’ (Dunf. Reg. Court Bk. 130). This might refer to the same extensive slope stretching between Headwell and Halbeath.

This place-name appeared in printed volume 1