Descriptive gazetteer entries

These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Portmoak. You may be able to find further references to Portmoak in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.

Place Type of entry Source
Portmoak a parish Groome

This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with Portmoak.

Place Type of entry Source
Balgedic, Easter and Wester 2 hamlets Bartholomew
Balgedie two hamlets Groome
Bishop's Hill a hill Groome
Kinnesswood a village Groome
Kinnesswood village Bartholomew
Kirkness House seat Bartholomew
Kirkness House a mansion Groome
Scotlandwell village Bartholomew

Travel writing

This website includes the complete texts of books describing journeys around Britain, written between the twelfth and nineteenth centuries. Selecting one of the links below will take you to the first reference to Portmoak within the selected text. This will not always be a description of a visit: travellers often mention places other than where they are, for example as a basis for comparison.

Traveller Section No. of Refs.
Thomas Pennant July 24-31: Fife and Perthshire 1

This website includes two large libraries, of historical travel writing and of entries from nineteenth century gazetteers describing places. We have text from these sources available for these places near your location:

Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
Kinnesswood 0 2
Scotlandwell 0 1
St Serfs 0 1
Loch Leven 0 3
Ballingry 0 2
Kinross 10 2
Kinglassie 0 2
Milnathort 0 2
Leslie 9 2
Gateside 0 3
Auchterderran 0 2
Cardenden 0 2
Blairadam 0 2
Strathmiglo 1 2
Falkland 5 2
Lochgelly 0 3
Orwell 0 2
Arngask 0 2
Cleish 0 2
Glenrothes 0 1