Templelands

Templelands FAL S NO259066 1 373 125m NEF

Tempel Lands 1775 Ainslie/Fife
Templelands 1798 Sasines no. 5068 [‘Hilltown of Falkland and part thereof called Templelands’]
Temple Lands 1814 RHP489
Templum 1827 Ainslie/East Fife
Templelands 1828 SGF
Templelands 1856 OS 6 inch 1st edn

Sc temple + Sc land

Part of the farm of Hilton of Falkland, q.v. According to NSA ix, 938, ‘the ground on which the manse was erected was anciently part of the property of the Order of Knights Templars; and a copious spring of excellent water at the manse is still named St John’s Well.’

This place-name appeared in printed volume 2