Bankhead KGL S NT290992 1 75m
Bankheid 1642 Gordon MS Fife
Bankhead 1654 Blaeu (Gordon) Fife
Bankhead 1753 Roy sheet 18, 1
Bank Head 1775 Ainslie/Fife
Easter Bankhead 1828 SGF [possibly to distinguish it from Bankhead north-east of Kinglassie]
Bankhead 1856 OS 6 inch, 1st edn.
Bankhead 1899 OS 1 inch 2nd edn.
Sc bank + Sc heid
‘Head or end of a bank or slope’. It was a division of (Easter?) Pitteuchar. It has given its name to the Bankhead Industrial Estate (marked simply ‘Industrial Estate’ on OS Pathf.), as well as to Bankhead West Industrial Estate on OS Explorer (2001).
This place-name appeared in printed volume 1