Purin FAL S NO269060 1 373 140m NEF

Pourane 1450 RMS ii no. 402 [to John Lumsden]
Powrane 1475 ADA 64
Powrane 1511 RMS ii no. 3587
Powrane c.1560 s Purves 155 [10 s.]
terris de Pwrane 1612 Retours (Fife) no. 1544
Powrane 1642 Retours (Fife) no. 619 [the printed edition represents Purin as divided into Over and Nether, but this arises from a punctuation error: it has ‘terris de Drummes, Over et Nather Powrane’ for what should be ‘Drummes Over et Nather, Powrane’]
Pouren 1654 Blaeu (Pont) East Fife
Powrane 1682 Retours (Fife) no. 1205 [repeats the error of 1642, ascribing Over and Nether to Purin]
Pourin 1753 Roy sheet 18, 1
Powerin 1775 Ainslie/Fife
Purin 1828 SGF
Purin 1856 OS 6 inch 1st edn

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‘Little crop-land’. OS Pathf. also shows Purin Den to the south of Purin, and Purin Hill to the west, on the north-east slope of East Lomond.


This place-name appeared in printed volume 2