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ANGLO-SAXON GRAVE COVER FROM ST EDITH'S CHURCH, LITTLE CARLTON



Reference Name MLI43417

Name:
ANGLO-SAXON GRAVE COVER FROM ST EDITH'S CHURCH, LITTLE CARLTON

Summary:
ANGLO-SAXON GRAVE COVER FROM ST EDITH'S CHURCH, LITTLE CARLTON

Location:
LITTLE CARLTON, EAST LINDSEY, LINCOLNSHIRE

Description:
PRN 43417
During the demolition of St Edith's church in 1993 part of a limestone grave cover was found in the rubble fill of the wall between the two main windows. The stone is decorated in low relief on the top surface with a twin cable herring bone border surrounding a central panel comprising one complete figure-of-eight pattern and half a second pattern. These slabs are characteristic of the Lindsey region and are dated to the later tenth to eleventh century. {1}

Sources:
1 Intervention Report: Lindsey Archaeological Services. 1994. St Edith's Church, Little Carlton near Louth. -
2 Bibliographic reference: Everson, P. and Stocker, D.. 1999. Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Stone Sculpture. Lincolnshire. pp.221-22

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The following reports are available from the ADS digital library.
1 Intervention Report: Lindsey Archaeological Services. 1994. St Edith's Church, Little Carlton near Louth. -

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