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Aberlemno, Angus

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Aberlemno, Angus

Aberlemno 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; 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.
Post townFORFAR
Administrative CountyAngus
Traditional CountyAngus
OS GridNO5255
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityTayside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityTayside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityTayside
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01307
 

Other names by which Aberlemno, Angus has been known in the past

Abhir Leumnach

Aberlemno, Angus in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Aberlemno, par., containing Auldbar Road ry. sta., mid. of co. and 6 m. NE. of Forfar, 8914 ac., pop. 993; P.O.

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