Place-Names: G

PLACE-NAMESUGGESTED MEANING
Gall Moss x 2S. gall ‘bog-myrtle’ and S. moss ‘marsh, bog’
Gallowhill [Roy’s Map]gallow’s hill (near Gatehead)
Gallows Knowegallow’s hill (near Hall of Auchincross)
Garclaugh Burn
Garclaugh Pendicle
Garepool, Garepool BurnG. garbh poll ‘rough pool’
Garnel Craig
Garif, (Blaeu)
Garrive
Gatehead S. gait ‘road, way, path’ +
head ‘head, top’
Gateloch CraigS. gait cleuch ‘goat ravine’
GatelochsideS. gait cleuch side
Giant’s Cave crevice of Blackcraig farm
Glen 
Glen Afton
GlenhastelG. gleann a’ chaisteil ‘valley of the castle’
Glenlee
Glenshalloch BurnG. sealg ‘hunting’
Glenwharry Rig 
Gowkthorn WellScots gowk ‘cuckoo’ + thorn (source of mayflower)
Grain BurnScots grain ‘branch , fork of stream’
Grains BurnScots grain ‘branch , fork of stream’
Gray Burn
Gray Hill 
Green Burn 
Green Hill x 2
Green Knowe x 3
Greenburn
Greenhead 
Greenhill 
Greenlorg Hill 
Guelt WaterNamed after lands of Guelt (Old Welsh guelt ‘grass, pasture’)
Gullet SikeS. gullet ‘deep, channel’
S. sike ‘slow, sluggish, stream’
PLACE-NAMESUGGESTED MEANING