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Templelands is a farm on the slopes of the East Lomond Hill, above Ladywell and Chapelyard.
"Sc temple + Sc land
Part of the farm of Hilton of Falkland, q.v. According to NSA ix, 938, ‘the ground on which the manse was erected was anciently part of the property of the Order of Knights Templars; and a copious spring of excellent water at the manse is still named St John’s Well.’"
"This is a small pendicle occupied by several families. It is the property of Mrs Thomson, Chrichton Manse."
"To be exposed for sale, by Public Roup, within the Royal Hotel, Cupar, Fife, on Tuesday, 24th March 1908 [...] The following subjects which belonged to the late James Arthur: [...] Land lying to the west of Templelands, extending to 2.115 acres, and occupied by the said Alexander Douglas."
"Her [Emilia Geddie's] father was proprietor of the estate of Templelands, at present a small pendicle in the neighbourhoos of the town, but then an extensive property, and he was clerk to the King's Stewartry of Fife."
- ↑ Taylor, Placenames, page 182.
- ↑ Ordnance Survey Name Books 1853-1855
- ↑ Playfair and Burgess, page 220.
- ↑ Historical Antiquities, page 54.