Blaircushnie # BGY S NT156965 1 155m

Blarequhisse 1477 RMS ii no. 1335 [part of western Lochoreshire]
Blaircousnie 1616 RMS vii no. 1405 [part of the lands of Wester Lochoreshire; see BGY Introduction]
(lands and vill of) Blaircowsnye 1618 RMS viii no. 36 [Wardlaw of Torrie to Master Alexander Colville the lands and vill of Blaircowsnye and the Woodlands (lie Wodlands) with pasture of 160 sheep ‘lie wedderis super Bannartie’]
(lands of) Blaircurschenye 1627 Retours (Fife) no. 389
(lands of) Blaircusny 1642 Retours (Fife) no. 619 [lands of Blaircusny with the vill and lands of Crosshill (Corshill supra Inchgall)]
Blaircushnie 1809 Sasines no. 8459 [lands of Blair called Blaircushnie or Easter Blair with the manor place thereof, and pasturage of 160 wedders on Hill of Bannarty]

en Blair + G cuisneach

‘Frosty Blair’. According to Watson cuisneach can also mean ‘frosty place’ (1926, 63, 507).[61] It became known as East(er) Blair, now Benarty House.

This place-name appeared in printed volume 1