Woodmill DFL S NT112874 1
Woodmill 1654 Blaeu (Gordon) Fife
Woodmill 1775 Ainslie/Fife
Wood Mill 1856 OS 6 inch 1st edn.
Sc wood + Sc mill
‘Mill by or in woodland’. On the Lyne Burn, it has given its name to a modern suburb of Dunfermline, as well as to a secondary school (NT113873). The site of the mill as shown on OS 6 inch 1st edn. supplies the above NGR.
For the importance of local woodland, see the discussion under Garvock DFL.
This place-name appeared in printed volume 1