Keys to the Past

Piercebridge (Piercebridge)

A Roman (AD43 to 410) burial in a lead coffin was found here in 1771. Large blocks of sandstone surrounded it. It probably belongs to the 3rd or 4th century AD.

Reference number:D1578

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Source of Reference
Local History of Piercebridge


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