Monument record MDR6247 - 16th century inhumation, Elmton Lodge, Elmton

Type and Period (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

SK 4939 7234 The Ordnance Survey map records 'Human Remains, Coins, &c., found A.D. 1873' by the road next to Elmton Lodge. (1) This can be identified with a record of a human skeleton, found in digging a post-hole by the roadside by Robert Roger, at the farm of his employers, J. Fielding, about half a mile from the church [at Bolsover]. The skeleton was 1½ feet deep and accompanied by eight silver Elizabethan coins, 'clearly legible', a knife and a key, lying on each side of the body at about the position of the pockets. (2, 3)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). Sheet XXVI.3, 1898.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: 'Long Ago', Vol. 1. 1873. p.93..
  • <3> Article in serial: Derbyshire Times. 1873. Derbyshire Times, 8th February, 1873.
  • <4> Index: NDAT. 0856. 0856.

Map

Location

Grid reference SK 4939 7234 (point) (Centre)
Civil Parish ELMTON, BOLSOVER, DERBYSHIRE

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (0)

External Links (0)

Record last edited

Sep 14 2017 11:32AM

Comments and Feedback

Do you have any more information about this record? Please feel free to comment with information and photographs, or ask any questions, using the "Disqus" tool below. Comments are moderated, and we aim to respond/publish as soon as possible.