Information for record number MWA1798:
Undated burials

Summary The site of six inhumation burials of unknown date which were uncovered in 1777. They are believed to have been found 500m south west of Bordon Hill.
What Is It?  
Type: Burial, Inhumation
Period: Unknown
Where Is It?  
Parish: Luddington
District: Stratford on Avon, Warwickshire
Grid Reference: SP 17 54
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Level of Protection National - Old SMR PrefRef (Grade: )
Sites & Monuments Record

Source Number  

1 Six skeletons of unknown date were found in an old inclosure during 1777 whilst digging for limestone: they were unaccompanied.
2 It was thought that this refers to a quarry on Bardon Hill only a short distance from the Stratford Evesham road.
3 There seems to be some conflation between MWA916, 917 and 1798. MWA1798 and 917 refer to the 1777 discoveries; MWA916 refers to the discoveries made in 1860 or 1861. Giving the difficulty in locating both sites, it is possible that the same area/site is being referred to.
4 No trace of an undated cemetery, of which this might be part, was recorded during topsoil stripping for mains replacement work.

Source No: 4
Source Type: Bibliographic reference
Title: Archaeological Observation of Stour Valley Mains Replacement, Stratford
Author/originator: J Meek
Date: 1996
Page Number:
Source No: 1
Source Type: Bibliographic reference
Title: Gentlemans Magazine
Author/originator: Jordan J
Date: 1794
Page Number: 505
Volume/Sheet: 64
Source No: 2
Source Type: Unpublished document
Title: WNH & AS
Author/originator: Tomes R F
Date: 1866
Page Number: 16
Volume/Sheet: 30
Source No: 3
Source Type: Verbal communication
Title: Pers. Comm. Giles Carey
Author/originator: G Carey
Date: 2009-2014
Page Number:
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monument SITE * Unclassifiable site with minimal information. Specify site type wherever possible. back
monument INHUMATION * An interment of unburnt, articulated human remains. Use specific type where known. back
monument MAGAZINE * A building in which a supply of arms, ammunition and provisions for an army is stored. back
monument ROAD * A way between different places, used by horses, travellers on foot and vehicles. back
monument CEMETERY * An area of ground, set apart for the burial of the dead. back
monument BURIAL * An interment of human or animal remains. Use specific type where known. If component use with wider site type. Use FUNERARY SITE for optimum retrieval in searches. back
monument QUARRY * An excavation from which stone for building and other functions, is obtained by cutting, blasting, etc. back

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