Find Spot record MDR6267 - Burial, Hornscroft Road, Bolsover, Old Bolsover

Type and Period (1)

  • (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

According to information from an inhabitant of High Street, Bolsover, in c. 1977, a skeleton had been uncovered during road improvements some 15 years previously. It was said to have been "found in foot of rampart bank within entrenchement, skeleton wrapped in clay". (1) The grid reference ascribed to this find is 'c. SK 4748 7034' - however, this falls within the existing cemetery of the Church of St Mary and St Laurence. The findspot has therefore been mapped slightly further to the east, to lie outside the cemetery. It is also not clear what rampart bank is being referred to.

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Location

Grid reference SK 4749 7033 (point) (Centre)
Civil Parish OLD BOLSOVER, BOLSOVER, DERBYSHIRE

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR3523

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Record last edited

Sep 14 2017 11:33AM

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