Ladybog/Ladybank

 

“According to tradition the monks of Lindores named Mungrey ‘Our Lady’s Bog’. It later became known as Our Lady’s Bog (Groome’s Gazetteer iv, 449), until 1847, when the Edinburgh, Perth and Dundee Railway Co. opened the new station and chose Ladybank as the new name. After this the old name gradually fell into disuse (Gillin and Reid 1979, 28, 44)…”

‘Place Names of Fife. Volume 4’ Taylor, Tyas. 2010

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‘Madonna on a Grassy Bank.’ Albrecht Durer, engraving, 1503.

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