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OS grid reference  NO521558
Sovereign state  United Kingdom
Postcode district  DD8
Local time  Tuesday 12:40 PM
Council area  Angus
Scottish parliament  Angus North and Mearns
Country  Scotland
Post town  FORFAR
Police  Scottish
Dialling code  01307
Lieutenancy area  Angus
UK parliament constituency  Angus
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Weather  7°C, Wind W at 13 km/h, 55% Humidity

Interior aberlemno church scotland

Aberlemno (Gaelic: Obar Leamhnach) is a parish and small village in the Scottish council area of Angus. It is noted for three large carved Pictish stones (and one fragment) dating from the 7th and 8th centuries AD (Historic Scotland); the stones can be viewed at any time in spring-autumn, but are covered by wooden boxes in the winter to prevent frost damage. Two stones (and the fragment) stand by the B9134 Forfar-Brechin road, the Kirkyard Stone stands in the nearby graveyard of the parish church.


Map of Aberlemno, Forfar, UK

A genus of fossil plants first found in a nearby quarry is named Aberlemnia in honour of the location.

Aberlemno kirk and pictish stones

Sculptured Stones

Aberlemno is notable for the presence of four early Medieval Standing Stones, as well as a fifth that is currently on display at McManus Galleries.


Aberlemno Wikipedia

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