Monument record BSE 276 - Remains of medieval wall and 19thC graves, St James' Cathedral

Please read our .

Summary

Remains of the east wall of the medieval predeccessor of the current church and three 19th century brick-lined graves/vaults were identified through excavation.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 856 641 (15m by 26m)
Map sheet TL86SE
Civil Parish BURY ST EDMUNDS, ST EDMUNDSBURY, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (4)

Full Description

2006: Excavation was conducted in the north and south transepts of St James' Cathedral. Two trenches identified the remains of the east wall of the medieval predeccessor of the current church. Three 19th century brick-lined graves/vaults were also identified, two in the south transept and one in the north. No inhumations were fully excavated, though any disarticulated human remains were recovered and then reburied (S1).

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Duffy, J. and Antrobus, A.. 2010. Archaeological Excavations, 2006, Heating Ducts, St James' Cathedral, Bury St Edmunds.

Finds (12)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Nov 7 2017 3:19PM

Comments and Feedback

Do you have any more information about this record? Please feel free to comment with information and photographs, or ask any questions, using the "Disqus" tool below. Comments are moderated, and we aim to respond/publish as soon as possible.