Pilmuir

Pilmuir LAR S NO395039 1 70m

Pillmuir 1753 Roy sheet 18, 1
Pillmuir Muirtown 1753 Roy sheet 18, 1
Pillmoor 1775 Ainslie/Fife
Pilmuir 1828 SGF
S. Pilmuir 1828 SGF [at NO403036]
New Pilmuir 1855 OS 6 inch 1st edn [= OS Pathf. Little Pilmuir]
Little Pilmuir 1855 OS 6 inch 1st edn [at NO403036]
New Pilmuir 1899 OS 1 inch 2nd edn [= OS Pathf. Little Pilmuir]

Sc pilmuir

‘A piece of common land enclosed by a fence (Sc peel or pele) and cultivated as arable ground’ CSD.

    A sasine of 1799 lists in the barony of Lundin, ‘coal in the lands of Pilmuir’ (Sasines no. 5484). OS Pathf. also shows Pilmuir Wood, Pilmuir Knock and Little Pilmuir, q.v. for more details.

This place-name appeared in printed volume 2