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HER Number:MDV58677
Name:Human Remains, St Georges Church


Disarticulated human bones found during excavations at the boundary wall of St George's Church and 3/5 Fore Street.


Grid Reference:SS 954 124
Map Sheet:SS91SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTiverton
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTIVERTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS91SE/75/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HUMAN REMAINS (Early Medieval to XVIII - 1066 AD to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

Butler, D., 13/02/1998, 3/5 Fore Street (Worksheet). SDV49977.

Trenching for extension to rear of 3/5 Fore Street exposed the lower 1 metre of stone boundary wall with St George's Church, where a heap of disarticulated bone was found approx 0.25 metres beneath the church path in the north-west corner. Workman reported two jaw pieces as well as major bones. Recorder observed several large bones, possibly post 1710-31, when the church was under construction. Scant finds of late 18th-19th century pot retained by owner.

Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV49977Worksheet: Butler, D.. 13/02/1998. 3/5 Fore Street. Devon County Sites and Monuments Register. Worksheet.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 30 2012 3:01PM