Moss Wood

Moss Wood WMS V NT308969 1 385 50m

Moss Wood 1856 OS 6 inch 1st edn.

SSE moss + SSE wood

Moss is used here in its Sc and SSE meaning of ‘(peat) bog’. For more on this name, see the discussion under Lochhead WMS above. The NGR is for the centre of the wood as it appears on 1856 OS map.

This place-name appeared in printed volume 1