Auldbar, former parish, Aberlemno

Grid reference

NO 573 582 (accurate position)

Six-figure easting & northing

357300 758200





Nearby places

St Ann's Cottage, Brechin (1.06 miles)

St Murdoch's Well, Brechin (1.1 miles)

Kilmuir, former parish, Brechin (1.54 miles)

Kilmuir, eccles., Kilmuir, Brechin (1.54 miles)

Michael Den, Brechin (1.63 miles)

Object Classification

Parish (non-extant in 1975)


NGR for what is now called Aldbar Chapel. A class III Pictish cross found there is now in Brechin Cathedral.

Parish details

Auldbar now part of Aberlemno ABL

Parish TLA


Medieval diocese

St Andrews

Parish notes

Granted to the Collegiate Church of Methven on, or shortly after, its foundation in 1433 by Walter Stewart earl of Athole and Strathearn. See Cowan 1967, 11 for more details. Not mentioned in Shennan 1892.