|Suggested Meaning:||long break on a rock face|
|SSE long ‘long’ SSE break ‘break, gap’|
|Blaeu Coila (1654):||N/A|
|OS Name Books (1855-57):||Long Break|
|Location:||Ordnance Survey (1895)|
The entry in the Ayrshire Ordnance Survey Name Book (1855-57) for Long Break reads-
A hollow between stratified rock, on Black Craig Hill, extending from the base to the summit in a curved direction.
The Long Break runs from the rock formation known as Black Clints  on the lower west facing slopes of Blackcraig Hill and sweeps up to the summit.
| New Cumnock Place-Names | Clints, Black and Merry|
|Reproduced with the Permission of National Library of Scotland|
|Map 1: Ordnance Survey Maps – Six-inch 1st edition, Scotland, 1843-1882 (1857) |Long Break|