|Suggested Meaning:||side of the slow moving stream|
|Scots lane ‘slow moving stream’|
|Blaeu Coila (1654):||No Entry|
|OS Name Books (1855-57):||Laneside|
|Location:||Ordnance Survey (1894)|
Scots lane ‘slow moving stream‘ + ‘side‘
Laneside farm once stood on the north bank of the Beoch Lane close to its confluence with the River Nith. As well as Beoch Lane, place-name element Scots lane ‘slow-moving stream’  is found elsewhere in the parish in Lane Burn (which gives rise to the farm names Lanehead and Lanemark), Auchtitench Lane and Back Lane on the north-east of the parish.
The Ordnance Survey Name Book (1855-57) entry for Laneside reads –
A small house with a few acres of land attached – It is a sublet off Waterhead.
Tenants: James Weir (farmer), Elzabeth Weir (wife) and David Weir (son) along with three lodgers.
Tenants: William Dick (farmer of 35 acres), Deborah Dick nee Walls (wife), and children – Deborah, Elizabeth, James, Helen and Jane – who was born at Laneside on 10th July 1848.
| Dictionaries of the Scots Language |lane|
|Reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland|
|Map 1 | Ordnance Survey (1856) |Laneside|
|Map 2 | Ordnance Survey (1857) | Laneside & Waterhead|
|Ordnance Survey Name Books|
|By Permission of Scotland’s Places|
|Ayrshire OS Name Books (1855-57) Vol. 49| Laneside|
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