Undated burial

Description of this historic site

The site of an undated burial which was discovered in 1827 whilst building Willes Bridge over the River Leam.

Notes about this historic site

1 1827: When Willes Bridge was built, while excavating the ground to lay the foundations of the abutment walls, there was found at a depth of 4.26m from the surface, nearly in line with the river and about 3.9m from the edge of the stream, a human skull in excellent condition. An Oak and an Elm tree were also found near the same spot.

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