Harestanes ADN S NT218970 1 385 105m NOF
Hairy Stone 1753 Roy sheet 17, 6
Harestones 1775 Ainslie/Fife
Harestanes 1856 OS 6 inch 1st edn.
Sc hare + Sc stane
‘Boundary stones’, referring most likely to stones marking the boundary between Easter and Wester Lochoreshire, later the parishes of Auchterderran and Ballingry.
This place-name appeared in printed volume 1