MEM24474 - Post-medieval brick lined grave in St George's Churchyard (Building)

Summary

To the south of the church a brick-lined grave structure of coffin-shaped plan was recorded. Internally two tiers of supports were visible which once supported coffins; these had decayed and their remains and contents, consisting of the disordered bones of at least two individuals, were found to be deposited on the base of the structure.

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  • None recorded

Full Description

To the south of the church a brick-lined grave structure of coffin-shaped plan was recorded. Internally two tiers of supports were visible which once supported coffins; these had decayed and their remains and contents, consisting of the disordered bones of at least two individuals, were found to be deposited on the base of the structure. [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Report: Brigers, J.L.. 2018. The Parish Church of St George, Dunster, Somerset: A watching brief in the churchyard. 6, 7 (plate 1).

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9904 4364 (3m by 1m)
Map sheet SS94SE
Civil Parish DUNSTER, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (1)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

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Other Statuses/References

  • None recorded

Record last edited

Aug 15 2018 11:10AM

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