Kilblean Church Site, Meldrum

National Grid Reference (NGR): NJ 83500 28300, map


Address

Aberdeenshire
Scotland

Introduction

There is circumstancial evidence that the placename of a farmsteading, Kilblean, suggests the existence of an early church in the vicinity, possibly dedicated to St Blaan. However, there is no other evidence to support this theory and an exact site is not known. 


Archive References:

NameReferenceNotes
Scottish Church Heritage Research Archive - Offline databaseReference: 705
Canmore - Online database View Canmore Report Online: RCAHMS NJ82NW 41
Canmore - Online database View Canmore Report Online: 19670

Bibliographic References:

NameAuthorDateNotes
The history of the Celtic place-names of Scotland: being the Rhind lectures on archaeologyW J Watson1926p165, 273