Keys to the Past

West Lilburn chapel and burial ground (Tillside)

West Lilburn chapel was built at some time before the second half of the 12th century, when it was rebuilt. The church was still in use in 1650, but was ruined by 1793. The burial ground around the chapel contains several medieval grave slabs. The ruined chapel and burial ground are a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N3481
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Legal status:Listed Building
Scheduled Ancient Monument
Event(s):EXCAVATION, West Lilburn Chapel 1933

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Tillside
Local History of Tillside
Local History of Tillside

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