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Nečtiny Palace

A Baroque style chateau in Nečtiny was built in the 16th and 17th centuries by the Gryspek family, it was rebuilt in the Windsor style between 1855-58, and today is a training facility of the University of West Bohemia. Nearby are the ruins of Preitenštejn castle.
Founded: 1855-1858 | Location: Nečtiny, Czech Republic

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Aberlemno Sculptured Stones

The Aberlemno Sculptured Stones are a series of five Class I and II Early Medieval standing stones found in and around the village of Aberlemno. The stones with Pictish carvings variously date between about AD 500 and 800.

Aberlemno 1, 3 and 5 are located in recesses in the dry stone wall at the side of the road in Aberlemno. Aberlemno 2 is found in the Kirkyard, 300 yards south of the roadside stones. In recent years, bids have been made to move the stones to an indoor location to protect them from weathering, but this has met with local resistance and the stones are currently covered in the winter.

Aberlemno 4, the Flemington Farm Stone was found 30 yards from the church, and is now on display in the McManus Galleries, Dundee.