Long Craig

Place-name:Long Craig
Suggested Meaning:long rocky outcrop
elementSSE long ‘long’
elementSSE and Scots craig ‘crag, 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 Craig reads-

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

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

The Long Craig is a rocky outcrops that runs diagonally from east to west up the south face of Corsencon hill for a distance of 300 yards.


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