Long Craig

Place-name:Long Craig
Suggested Meaning:long rocky outcrop
SSE long ‘long’ Scots craig ‘craig, rock’
Blaeu Coila (1654):N/A
OS Name Books (1855-57):Long Craig
Location:Ordnance Survey (1895)

Long Craig

The entry in the Ayrshire Ordnance Survey Name Book (1855-57) for Long Break reads-

A small range of [rocks] near the top of Corson Cone.

Map 1: Long Break (OS Map 1857) | Reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland

The Long Craig runs diagonally from east to west up the south face of Corsencon hill.


Reproduced with the Permission of National Library of Scotland
Map 1: Ordnance Survey Maps – Six-inch 1st edition, Scotland, 1843-1882 (1857) |Long Break
Ordnance Survey Name Books
By Permission of Scotland’s Places
Ayrshire OS Name Books (1855-57) Vol. 49| Long Break