Place-Names: B

PLACE-NAMESUGGESTED MEANING
Bank Formerly St. Brigit’s Bank
Barbeys HillG. bar beith ‘birch hill’
Barney HillG. bearna ‘pass’
Barscalloch Burn
Bedminnie Hill, Moss
Benty Cowan Hill G. beinn tigh gobha ‘hill of the house of the smith’
Beoch G. beathe achadh ‘birchwood’
Berry Hill 
Berrywood Burn
Birk Burn S. birk ‘birch’
Birny Brae 
Bitch Burn
Black Bog Castle (Site of) 
Black ClintsS. clint ‘ crag, rock, stony’
Blackcraig‘black rock’
Black Hill , Moss, Water
Black Loch
Blackdams Burn 
Blackfarding G. fairdenfarthing-land
Blacklorg Hill G. learg ‘sloping face of a hill’
Blackstone Hill 
Blackwood
Blarene Hill G. blar eoin ‘plain of the birds’
Blood Burn, Moss
BlowearieS. ‘weary of the wind’
Blubber WellS. blubber ‘bubbles’
Blueboots Burn, Moss
Boig, BoigcurrachS. boig ‘bog’ and G. currach ‘
Bolt Burn 
Bolt Craig Hill 
Bootfoot
Bottom Burn
Bow Burn 
Bowt, The
Bows Cottages
Braehead 
Brans Knowe 
Broad Hag Burn 
BrocklochG. badger’s den
Broken Moss 
Broom Knowe
Buchanny Cairn (Site of)
Brydsbank, SaintDedication to St. Bridget
Bught Knowe S. bught ‘sheep pen’
Bullet BurnG. builgeadh ‘bubbling’?
Bull’s Burn
Burnfoot 
Burnside
Burnston 
Burnston Bog 
Burnt Hill, Knowe, Moss
BurntonS. burn-toun ‘ferme-toune at the burn’
PLACE-NAMESUGGESTED MEANING