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The Midmar Kirk Stone Circle

July 3, 2014

There are some 99 stone circles in Aberdeenshire. One of the most unusual must be the circle in the kirkyard at Midmar.Scotland 2014 073

The stone circle Scotland 2014 077itself dates back to the end of the 3rd millennium bc.Scotland 2014 079

The church and kirkyard appeared as late as 1797.

Proving that people cling to the sites that have a reputation for being sacred.Scotland 2014 084

Many a church and kirk is built on a former pagan site.

But you seldom see it as visibly as at Midmar.Scotland 2014 085Scotland 2014 072

Well worth a visitScotland 2014 074.

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