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HER Number:MDV62401
Name:Burial at St Saviour's Parish Church, Dartmouth


Burial exposed to the east of an earlier churchyard wall at St Saviour's parish church in Dartmouth


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

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX85SE/31/12

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BURIAL (Unknown date)

Full description

Watts, M. A., 1999, Archaeological Recording during Drainage Works at St Saviour's Church, Dartmouth, 3 (Report - Watching Brief). SDV336363.

Single in situ burial recorded 2 metres to the east of the possible foundations of an earlier churchyard wall, during drainage works. Aligned east to west with the skull to the west at a depth of 0.4 metres below modern ground level. Most of skeleton was left in situ beyond the northern edge of the excavation. Further disarticulated human remains were exposed in eastern half of the trench. Indicates former presence of churchyard in this area of road, beyond the present churchyard wall.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336363Report - Watching Brief: Watts, M. A.. 1999. Archaeological Recording during Drainage Works at St Saviour's Church, Dartmouth. Exeter Archaeology Report. 99.25. A4 Stapled + Digital. 3.

Associated Monuments

MDV42286Related to: Churchyard, St Saviour's Parish Church, Dartmouth (Building)
MDV8551Related to: St Saviour's Church, Dartmouth (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Mar 11 2019 11:13AM