Description: Coffin Stone Approximately 1 Metre North-East of Ivelet Bridge
Date Listed: 5 September 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 322225
OS Grid Reference: SD9331297828
OS Grid Coordinates: 393312, 497828
Latitude/Longitude: 54.3759, -2.1044
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SD 99 NW MUKER IVELET
14/140 Coffin stone
approximately 1 metre to
north-east of Ivelet
Stone slab set in verge beside carriageway of Ivelet Bridge. Medieval.
Traditionally said to have been set there for the purpose of resting wicker
basket containing a body being carried along the so-called Corpse Way from
Upper Swaledale, for burial in Grinton church, before Muker church (q.v.)
was built in 1580.
Listing NGR: SD9331297828
Source: English Heritage
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