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Brewer's Grave



Reference Name MLI30085

Name:
Brewer's Grave

Summary:
Brewer's Grave

Location:
WOOLSTHORPE, SOUTH KESTEVEN, LINCOLNSHIRE

Description:
A small mound where the post inclosure road to Woolsthorpe crosses the Sewstern Lane, is traditionally the grave where a brewer who committed suicide was buried at crossroads with a stake through his heart, but was then removed and buried elsewhere, another version called him a baker,therefore it is possibly a late story attached to a far older name which meant the grave on the bruery or heath....{1}

Sources:
1 Serial: 1919. LINCOLNSHIRE NOTES AND QUERIES. XV

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