Bankhead 1828 SGF
Bankhead 1855 OS 6 inch 1st edn
Sc or SSE bank + Sc heid or SSE head
‘Head or top of the bank or rising ground’, near the top of hill which rises to 184m. This is the later name for Arnydie CER, SSL. OS Pathf. also shows Bankhead Moss to the south-east of Bankhead.
This place-name appeared in printed volume 2