Broomknowe TUL S NS929892 1 393 10m SWF

Broomknows 1783 Stobie
Broomknowe 1866 OS 6 inch 1st edn.

Sc broom + Sc knowe

‘Knowe or small hill where broom grows’. Note the plural form on Stobie’s map of 1783. The name refers to a small settlement on the west side of the main road north from Kincardine (A977), opposite the golf course.

This place-name appeared in printed volume 1