Barncroft # BMO S NO355246 2
4 acras terrarum de Barnecroft 1554 x 1580 RMS iv no. 3013 [to Helen Bunch (Bunche), occupied by James Dandy, in barony of Balmerino]
Bornecroft 1580 x 1581 RMS v no. 150 [royal confirmation of grant in feu-ferme to James Beaton of Creich, including 4 acres of lands of Barncroft, with a piece of land annexed to them, occupied by John Durham, between John Yester’s acres, the River Tay, the Green of Balmerino (lie Grene de Balmirinoch) and the toun of Byres BMO, (and) the said Green, with plum orchard the Plum Yard (cum pomerio pruneto lie plowme-yaird) owned by John Yester, surrounded by a stone dyke (aggerem lapideum)]
Barnecroft 1581 RMS v no. 150
(four acres of) Barncroft 1574 x 1603 Campbell 1899, 615
Sc barn + Sc croft
‘A croft by a barn’, the eponymous barn no doubt belonging to the abbey. According to Campbell it lay ‘west from the Green of Balmerino’ (1899, 663), which supplies the above NGR.
This place-name appeared in printed volume 4