Find Spot record MDR6238 - Human bones, north side of Bolsover or Bolsover Castle, Old Bolsover

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Full Description

'Local inhabitants of Bolsover, state that a few years ago, in digging for stones on the north side of the castle, a great many human bones were found, which must have been the relics of assailants of the castle.' (1) Another reference to human bones from 'a sharp engagement' states that they were found on the north side of the town. (2) No further information was gained in field investigation. (3)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: S Pegge. History of Bolsover and Peak Castles 1785.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Bolsover Castle (repr 1883) 36 (JH GRAY additions T THORNELEY).
  • <3> Personal Observation: F1 WW 24-NOV-59.
  • <4> Index: NDAT. 1625. 1625.

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Location

Grid reference SK 4703 7082 (point) (Centre)
Civil Parish OLD BOLSOVER, BOLSOVER, DERBYSHIRE

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  • EDR3523

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Record last edited

Sep 14 2017 11:32AM

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