Site record MDR23200 - Grave Yard of St Michael's Church, Main Road, Taddington
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(Medieval to 21st Century - 1300 AD? to 2050 AD)
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Grave yard of St Michael's Church, Main Road, Taddington, possibly a 14th century cemetery.
The grave yard is shown on the 1st edition 25" OS map of c1880 as a sub-circular extent, with a flattened edge on the north side.
During a watching brief carried out in 2015, over the excavation of a trench for drainage purposes, disarticulated human remains were recovered from a previously disturbed context that also contained 19th to 20th century pottery and iron nails. The excavators suggest that earlier graves had been disturbed at that time. A minimum of six individuals were present, two adults, one adolescent, and three children including a neonate. (1-2)
Unpublished document: McLellan, E (ARS). 2015. St Michael and All Angels Church, Taddington, Derbyshire: an Archaeological Watching Brief.
Unpublished document: Atkinson, M E. 2015. A Report on the Bone Assemblage Recovered From Taddington Churchyard During Drainage Excavations in August 3rd, 4th and 6th 2015.
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