Colmeallie stone circle

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Colmeallie stone circle

The Colmeallie stone circle is a recumbent stone circle in Glen Esk, Angus, Scotland.[1] It is located 8 km north of Edzell at Colmeallie Farm, adjacent to the unclassified road leading from the B966 to Tarfside and Loch Lee (grid reference NO565780).[2]

Antiquarian Andrew Jervise recorded in 1853 that elderly locals could remember the circle being more complete, but that it had been recently plundered for building materials.[3]


  1. ^ Burl, H.A.W (1969), "The Recumbent Stone Circles of North East Scotland" (PDF), Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 102: 56–81, retrieved October 11, 2010
  2. ^ "Stonehaven and Banchory", Ordnance Survey Landranger Map (C1 ed.), 2009, ISBN 0-319-23168-2
  3. ^ Jervise, A (1853), The history and traditions of the land of the Lindsays in Angus and Mearns, with notices of Alyth and Meigle, Edinburgh: Sutherland and Knox, retrieved October 11, 2010

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Coordinates: 56°53′29″N 2°42′56″W / 56.8913°N 2.7156°W / 56.8913; -2.7156