Monument record MDR4612 - Saxon Grave Slab, Alvaston, Derby
Type and Period (1)
- GRAVE SLAB (Saxon to Medieval - 410 AD to 1100 AD)
- None recorded
SK 3923 3335. A Saxon grave slab was found beneath the foundations of the tower of St.Michael's Church when it was rebuilt in 1856. [Its incised cross is apparently Anglian - 9th - 11th century of Collingwood's Northumbrian Crosses, Fig. 17 (c)]. In the porch of the church. (1-2) The coffin lid is still in the porch of the church. (3) C. Drage suggests Medieval in date.
|Grid reference||SK 3922 3335 (point) (Centre)|
|Civil Parish||DERBY, DERBY, DERBYSHIRE|
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Record last edited
Jan 31 2018 3:16PM