Southwaite (in Blindbothel parish) and Southwaite Mill
Early-attested site in the Parish of Eaglesfield
- molendinum de Sowewad 1308 Greenfieldiii
- molend. de Sowthudytt 1527 Netherhall
- Southwayte 1543 MinAcct
- Southwath Mylne 1570 ExchKR
v. vað . There is still a ford by the Mill. The first element is uncertain. In view of the form of 1308 it cannot be 'south.' It is not impossibly ON sauðr , 'sheep,' which occurs in sautheberch infra in this parish.