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’
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
Coupla
Couplagate, Couplalegate
Court Knowea small hill where a court was held
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. Scots craig ‘rock’ and Gaelic barr ‘height, hill’ and Gaelic ?
Craigbank See Bank, St. Bridget’s Bank
Craigbraneoch Hill and Rig G. creag braonach ‘rock of the moist place’
Craigdarroch and Craigdarroch Rig G. creag darach ‘rock of the oak’
Craigdullyeart 
Craigenrig Hag G. creagan ‘rocky place’ S. rig ‘long narrow hill’
S. hag ‘marshy hollow piece of ground in a moor’
Craighouse
Craigie Burn
Craigman 
Craigshiel 
Creel Ford 
Creoch LochG. crioch ‘boundary
Crocradie Burn
Crook (Ruin) S. oak cruk (construction)
Crosshill 
PLACE-NAMESUGGESTED MEANING