Mounchy Loch

Mounchy Loch # TOB S NT054851 1

Mutchaloch 1775 Ainslie/Fife
Mounchy Loch 1856 OS 6 inch 1st edn [see OSNB Transciption on ScotlandsPlaces OS1/13/127/5]

? + Sc loch

‘A small Farmstead occupied by Jas. Lawson Miller, Waulk Mill House. There was formerly a Small Pond on the North Side of the House from which it took the name - Loch.’ [Written across the first two columns, beneath this entry:] ‘This name may be from the Gaelic Moine . signifying a Mossy place, and Subh . denoting a billberry. Gaelic Dictionary’ (OS Name Book OS1/13/127/5).

Possibly the same derivation as Munshock, for which see Munshock Moss BGY (PNF 5 Addenda & Corrigenda).

This place-name appeared in printed volume 1