Monument record BRH 054 - Cemetery associated with the local pesthouse

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Evaluation identified at least 76 graves associated with the pesthouse.


Grid reference Centred TM 1235 5111 (59m by 67m)
Map sheet TM15SW


Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Evaluation identified at least 76 graves were identified. Five of these burials were excavated to reveal either human remains and/or coffin stains and these examples indicated that the burials were located at least 1m below the present ground surface and that bone preservation was extremely good. Part of a red brick wall footing was identified and is thougt to be part of the workhouse chapel and appeared to define the northern extent of the cemetery (S1).

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Meredith, J.. 2012. Archaeological Evaluation Report, Land North of Pesthouse Lane, Barham, Suffolk.

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Jun 12 2017 2:16PM

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