Pilmuir # MAI S NO286044 1 95m
Pilmure 1603 x 1608 RMS vi no. 2115 [‘a portion of the lands of Bandon MAI lying beside the royal highway between Bandon and Pilmuir leading to Falkland’ (portionem terrarum de Bandone jace<entem> apud viam regiam inter Bandone et Pilmure ad Falklandiam ducentem); and ‘the haill toun and landis of Pilmuire, inche, myre and wardlandis of Bandone and haill remanent landis be-eist the said kingis gait’ (with marches specified in the vernacular) ... in the parish of Markinch (Markinche)]
the haill toun and landis of Pilmuire 1603 x 1608 RMS vi no. 2115 [see preceding]
Hen. Low in Pilmuire 1603 x 1608 RMS vi no. 2115
Pilmeer 1654 Blaeu (Gordon) Fife
Pilmoor 1828 SGF
Pilmuir 1856 OS 6 inch 1st edn
‘A piece of common land enclosed by a fence (Sc peel or pele) and cultivated as arable ground’ (CSD).
The NGR is of Pilmuir on OS 6 inch 1st edn (1856), described in OS Name Book as ‘two small cottages under one roof’ (92, 5).
This place-name appeared in printed volume 2