Imperial lead coffin plaque & human burial

Description of this historic site

A lead coffin plaque was found with human bones. The plaque is thought to have dated from the Imperial period. It was found 100m south of Arbury Hall.

Notes about this historic site

1 A lead coffin plaque with a punched inscription in a lettering style that indicates an 18th century date. The inscription is in pseudo-latin. This was found with human bones while digging the foundation of a wall at Arbury Hall. Translation of the inscription might suggest the burial of a suicide and explain the position of the grave away from the normal burial ground.

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