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Anglo-Saxon Grave Slab, Church of St Andrew, Miningsby



Reference Name MLI42968

Name:
Anglo-Saxon Grave Slab, Church of St Andrew, Miningsby

Summary:
An Anglo-Saxon sculptural grave slab, re-used in building of the Church of St Andrew, Miningsby.

Location:
MININGSBY, EAST LINDSEY, LINCOLNSHIRE

Description:
An Anglo-Saxon sculptural grave slab had been re-used in the building of the Church of St Andrew at Miningsby. The stone had formerly been used as a threshold stone, but was moved to the north wall of the chancel during the rebuilding of the church in 1878. The face of the slab had been carved with a figure-of-eight knotwork pattern, although the beading at one end had been worn or broken off. The slab was moved to the City and County Museum after the Church was demolished in 1981. {1}{2}{3}{4}{5}

Sources:
1 Index: Ordnance Survey. Ordnance Survey Card Index. TF 36 SW: 4, 1964, Seaman, B.H.
2 Index: SMR. Sites and Monuments Record Card Index. TF 36 SW: S
3 Article in serial: DAVIES, D.S.. 1926. ARCHAEOLOGICAL JOURNAL. vol.33 (2nd series), p.17
4 Bibliographic reference: Pevsner, N. and Harris, J., with Antram, N.. 1989. Buildings of England (Second Edition). Lincolnshire. p.564
5 Unpublished document: A.J. White. 1981. PARISH FILE. MININGSBY. Note in parish file

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