Lead coffin burial, Piercebridge (Piercebridge)
A Roman 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 (1).
|Historical period:||Roman (43 to 410)|
Source of Reference
Local History of Piercebridge
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