Kirkton of Glenisla

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Kirkton of Glenisla
Scottish Gaelic: Clachan Ghlinn Ìle
Kirkton of Glenisla is located in Angus
Kirkton of Glenisla
Kirkton of Glenisla
 Kirkton of Glenisla shown within Angus
OS grid reference NO214605
Council area Angus
Lieutenancy area Angus
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district PH11
Dialling code 01575
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament Angus
Scottish Parliament Angus South
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Coordinates: 56°43′46″N 3°17′10″W / 56.729514°N 3.286187°W / 56.729514; -3.286187

Kirkton of Glenisla is a village in Glen Isla, Angus, Scotland. It is lies situated on the River Isla, eleven miles north-west of Kirriemuir and ten miles north of Blairgowrie, on the B951 road. The village consists of a church and graveyard, a hotel, and several holiday cottages. The village is situated adjacent to the 64 mile waymarked Cateran Trail.

The Small Monument[edit]

The Patrick Small Monument is located across the ford on the west bank of the River Isla opposite the Kirkton of Glenisla village. This imposing obelisk stands on elevated ground and can be seen from around the village. Erected by the community, it stands in honor of Patrick William Small, a local land owner who died in 1870.