Brunton

Brunton CRC S NO322208 1 351 100m

    Bruntown 1775 Ainslie/Fife
    part of Burnton 1785 Sasines no. 1076 [and Dale <division> of land called Dundaile]
    Brunton 1855 OS 6 inch 1st edn

Sc burn or Sc brunt + Sc toun

‘Farm on a burn’, in which case the Windygates Burn is the referent, or ‘farm on burned land’ (i.e. land cleared by burning for cultivation).

    It is one of two villages in the parish, the other being Luthrie.

This place-name appeared in printed volume 4