Kilmartin, Kintyre
The Kilmartin, Kintyre war memorial is an arch over the churchyard gate; although not a common construction for a war memorial, it's darkly fitting.
Kilmartin war memorial
The churchyard is filled with the expected old stones. Some of the dead they honour were lost in centuries-gone wars.
churchyard
A small glass-roofed stone building houses an unexpected treasure.
churchyard
Inside are slabs arranged chronologically from inside the doorway to the left around the walls to the right.
slabs
They date from 1300 to 1700, and are the work of sculptors who lived in the Loch Awe area.
slabs
They are very beautiful, with motifs more Celtic than Christian.
slabs
I wonder where rest these ancient heroes of fargotten crusades.
slabs

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