Place-Names: C

PLACE-NAMESUGGESTED MEANING
Cairn (site of)
polquhirter
Cairn Hill
Cairn Knowe
Cairnhill 
Cairnscadden 
Cairnscadden Loch
CameronsikePersonal name Cameron + Scots sike ‘sluggish stream’
Cannock Hill 
Carcow G. car ‘rock’ calltuin ‘hazel’
Carnivan Hill 
Carsgailoch HillG. cailleach ‘hag, veiled one’ + SSE hill ‘hill’
Castle (site of)See Waterhead Castle
Castle Hill hill associated with Waterhead Castle
Castlemains Mains associated with Cumnock Castle
Castle Williamrock resembling a castle, fortification + Personal name: William for Sir William Wallce
Catlock Burn
Chang Hill G. teanga ‘tongue, tongue-shaped land’
Clashywarrant Burn 
Clocklowie
ClintsOld Scots clint ‘a crag, cliff, rock’
Cloven Stone
Coalburn
CoalcreochG. cul crioch ‘back boundary’
Cold Well
Connel BurnPersonal Name ? St. Connel
Corbie Craig, KnowesScots corbie ‘raven, rook’
Corsencon,
Corsencon Hill
1. crossing at the cone-shaped hill
2. crossing over the hill end,
Coupla,
Big Coupla, Little Coupla
Couplagate, Couplaligate
Coupla
1. S coup ‘bargaining’ 2. S. coup ‘dump, coal waste’ + S. law, la ‘hill’
Couplaligate
Place-Name Coupla + S. ligate ‘self-closing gate’
Court KnoweSSE court ‘court of justice’ + S. knowe ‘hillock’
Crae MossG. crathaidh ‘quaking bog’
S. moss ‘bog, marsh’
CRAIG-
Craig of Bahoun 1. Local tradition named after Sir Henry de Bohun, English knight
2. S. craig ‘rock’ and G. barr ‘height, hill’ and G. ?
Craigbank See Bank, St. Bridget’s Bank
Craigbraneoch Hill
Craigbraneoch Rig
G. creag braonach ‘rock of the moist place’
S. rig ‘ridge, a long narrow hill’
Craigdarroch
Craigdarroch Rig 
G. creag darach ‘rock of the oak’
S. rig ‘a ridge, a long narrow hill’
Craigdullyeart 
Craigenrig Hag G. creagan ‘rocky place’ S. rig ‘ridge, long narrow hill’
S. hag ‘marshy hollow piece of ground in a moor’
Craighouse
Craigie Burn
Craigman 
Craigshiel 
Creel Ford 
Creoch LochG. crioch ‘boundary + S. loch ‘loch,lake’
Crocradie Burn
Crook (Ruin) S. oak cruk (construction)
Crosshill 
PLACE-NAMESUGGESTED MEANING
G. Galeic, S. Scots, SSE Standard Scottish English