Place-Names: S

PLACE-NAMESUGGESTED MEANING
Saddle Hags1. hag on saddle-shaped hill or 2. saddle-shaped hag on hill
S. hag ‘marshy hollow piece of ground in a moor’
Sandy Syke (1) 
(Afton Water)
S. sandy ‘sandy peat’
S. sike ‘slow, sluggish, stream’
Sandy Syke (2)
(Water of Deugh)
S. sandy ‘sandy peat’
S. sike ‘slow, sluggish, stream’
Sandyhole Burn
Seggy Burn S. seggy ‘bordered with sedges, rushes’
S. burn ‘stream’
Sheel Burn
Sheet Hill
Sheet Moss
Shiel
Shiel Burn 
Shield Burn
Slippery Burn
Small Burn X2
South Boig Gaelic bog, buig ‘marshy, fen, swampy, ground’
Spout Burn X4
Standard Knowe 
Star Bog S, star ‘grass that grows in boggy land’ + bog
Stayamrie 1. Scots stey ‘steep 2. Scots amery ‘big cupboard’
1. Scots stey ‘steep’ 2. Old Irish aimreidh ‘steep’
Stell KnoweScots stell ‘shelter for sheep’
Stellhead Rigg Scots stell ‘shelter for sheep’
Stonecross Burn Scots stonecross ‘boundary marker’ burn ‘stream’
Stony Hill 
Stony Knowes Hillstony + S. knowes ‘hillocks’ + hill
Stonyknowesstony + S. knowes ‘hillocks’
Stot Sike S. stot ‘young castrated ox, steer, bullock’
S. sike ‘slow, sluggish stream’
Straid,
Straid Burn, Straid Level 
Gaelic sraid ‘street’
Strandlud Hill 
Strathwiggan Burn 
Street 
Struthers Brae S. struther ‘marshy place’ S. brae ‘brow of a hill’
Sunny SikeS. sunny (or variant of sandy)
S. sike ‘slow, sluggish stream’
Sunnyside S. sunnyside ‘ land having a southern exposure’
Swinkey BurnS. swinky ‘earth-worm’ S. burn ‘stream’
worm-shaped burn
PLACE-NAMESUGGESTED MEANING