Place-Names N:

PLACE-NAMESSUGGESTED MEANING
Nether Beoch (Ruins) 
Nether Cairn
Nether Linn See Mansfield Linn
Nether Westland S. nether ‘upper’ + S
Nethertown,
Nethertown Burn
Scots nether ‘lower-lying property’
Scots -ton, -town ‘farm building’
New Cumnock SSE new ‘new’ + place-name: Cumnock
(parish of Cumnock sub-divided into new parished of Old Cumnock and New Cumnock, requiring a new kirk to be erected for parish of New Cumnock)
Newhouse a new house (built to house lead miners and their families)
Niviston Hill Proper Name: Nivis? + S. ton ‘ferm-toun’
North Boig Gaelic bog, buig ‘marshy, fen, swampy, ground’
PLACE-NAMESUGGESTED MEANING