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HER Number:MDV103826
Name:Burial Vault, St Saviour's Church


A red brick lined burial vault, probably mid 19th century, was revealed during the excavation of a new service trench on the north side of the church.


Grid Reference:SX 877 513
Map Sheet:SX85SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishDartmouth
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishST.SAVIOURS

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BURIAL VAULT (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Young, G., 2011, St Saviours Church, Dartmouth (Report - Watching Brief). SDV347912.

Excavation of a new service trench on the north side of St Saviour's Church exposed the eastern end of a brick lined burial vault at a depth of approximately 270 millimetres. It comprised a lining of red brick bonded with lime mortar, capped by slate flagstones. The tomb is likely to be of mid 19th century date. Map object based on this source.

Ordnance Survey, 2013, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV350786.

Map object based on this source.

Pink, F., 2014, Devon Extensive Urban Survey Project. Rapid Assessment of Archaeological Interventions, 9 (Report - non-specific). SDV357343.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV347912Report - Watching Brief: Young, G.. 2011. St Saviours Church, Dartmouth. Exeter Archaeology Historic Environment Record Entry. EA6489. A4 Single Sheet + Digital.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV357343Report - non-specific: Pink, F.. 2014. Devon Extensive Urban Survey Project. Rapid Assessment of Archaeological Interventions. AC Archaeology Report. ACD473/1/1. Digital. 9.

Associated Monuments

MDV42286Part of: Churchyard, St Saviour's Parish Church, Dartmouth (Building)
MDV8551Related to: St Saviour's Church, Dartmouth (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV5363 - Archaeological Watching Brief at St Saviours Church

Date Last Edited:Nov 26 2014 11:04AM