Stenton

Stenton SMS S NO511029 1 374 25m

(land of) Staynton 1270 CDS i no. 2577 [annual rent 1 pound pepper, or 12 d.]
(Thomas Boswell of) Stantoune 1521 Fife Ct. Bk. p. 216
terras de Stentoun 1546 RMS iii no. 3226 [to Thomas Abercrombie and his wife, Elizabeth Gourlay, the lands of Stenton ‘in the lordship of Abercrombie’ (in dominio de Abircrummy)]
terras de Stanetoun 1546 RMS iv no. 15 [in the lordship of Abercrombie]
apud Stentoun 1612 x 1616 RMS vii no. 1373
(bridge of) Stentoun 1612 x 1616 RMS vii no. 1373 [see Sandyrigs SMS]
Stentoun 1617 RMS vii no. 1781 [lands and vills of Stenton and Sandyrigs (Sandrigis) SMS in the barony of Abercrombie (Abircrombie)]
Stenton 1642 Gordon MS Fife
Stentoun 1654 Blaeu (Gordon) Fife
Stenton 1753 OS 6 inch 1st edn
Stenton 1775 Ainslie/Fife [shown to north-west of OS Pathf. Stenton, at c.NO509032]
Stenton 1828 SGF [shown to north-west of OS Pathf. Stenton (and wrongly in KCQ), while Sandriggs is shown for OS Pathf. Stenton]
Stenton 1855 OS 6 inch 1st edn [at the site of OS Pathf. Stenton]

Sc stane + Sc toun

‘Stone-built farm-(house)’. For confusion between the sites of Stenton and Sandyrigs, see Sandyrigs SMS, above.

Though it lies outwith the lands of the present Abercrombie Farm, it was in the lordship of Abercrombie in the sixteenth century.

The same name is also found in west Fife, as Stenton KGL (PNF 1).

This place-name appeared in printed volume 3