Monument record 0414900000 - 14 TEMPLE SQUARE: CELLAR

Summary

Local knowledge of possible Saxon or medieval burial being found in cellar in Temple Square in World War II

Protected Status/Designation

  • Conservation Area

Map

Type and Period (1)

  • INHUMATION? (5th Century Saxon to Medieval - 410 AD? to 1539 AD?)

Description

Mr E Neary, friend of builder involved with repair work at premises was told by him of a skeleton being found half in wall by steps down to cellar, during World War 2 (B1).
Rev C N White, ex-Rector of Ellesborough, confirms details & believes a stone coffin was also found (B2).

Sources (3)

  • <1>SBC9905 Bibliographic reference: NEARY MR E TO PIKE A R FEB 1978.
  • <2>SBC16540 Bibliographic reference: WHITE REV C N TO PIKE A R, FEB 1978.
  • <3>SBC3590 Bibliographic reference: DoE. 1973. LIST OF BUILDINGS OF SPECIAL ARCHITECTURAL OR HISTORIC INTEREST.

Location

Grid reference SP 81786 13789 (point) (Exact)
Civil Parish AYLESBURY, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (4)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • Event - Intervention: Disturbed find (EBC11943)

Record last edited

Feb 22 2021 5:44PM

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