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Kilmartin grave slabs

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Kilmartin grave slabs
Argyll and Bute - Kilmartin, Strathclyde, Scotland
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The little village of Kilmartin, south of Oban, stands in an area rich in prehistoric remains. The main attraction in the village itself is a pair of early Christian crosses in the church, and a collection of carved medieval grave slabs like the ones seen here. Many of the slabs are to be found in an old mausoleum at the back of the churchyard.

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