Charnel Pit at St Nicholas' Church, Alcester

Description of this historic site

A possible charnel pit was found during an archaeological excavation. The pit contained human bone, Roman pottery and various other artefacts. The site was located at St. Nicholas' Church, Alcester.

Notes about this historic site

1 Archaeological observation carried out at St Nicholas’ Church, Alcester, recorded a possible charnel pit containing a large amount of disarticulated human bone, a small amount of Romano-British (2nd-4th century) pottery, a copper alloy pin and stud and some iron nails.
2 Dating of charnel pit changed to medieval.

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