Kirkton of Glenisla

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Kirkton of Glenisla
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Kirkton of Glenisla
Location within Angus
OS grid reference NO214605
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Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district PH11
Dialling code 01575
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56°43′46″N3°17′10″W / 56.729514°N 3.286187°W / 56.729514; -3.286187 Coordinates: 56°43′46″N3°17′10″W / 56.729514°N 3.286187°W / 56.729514; -3.286187

Kirkton of Glenisla consists of a church and graveyard, a hotel, hall and several homes forming the largest concentration of habitation in Glenisla, Angus, Scotland. [1] [2] It is situated on the River Isla, eleven miles north-west of Kirriemuir and ten miles north of Blairgowrie, on the B951 road. The kirkton is situated adjacent to the 64 mile waymarked Cateran Trail. There is a suspension footbridge that was built in 1824 over the River Isla. [3]


The Small Monument

The Patrick Small Monument is located across the ford on the west bank of the River Isla opposite the Kirkton of Glenisla. 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.

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  1. Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 44 Ballater & Glen Clova (Map). Ordnance Survey. 2010. ISBN   9780319229965.
  2. "Gazetteer for Scotland: Kirkton in Glenisla". Retrieved 5 April 2016.
  3. Historic Environment Scotland. "Kirkton of Glenisla, Footbridge (31135)". Canmore . Retrieved 5 April 2016.