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Coffin Stone Approximately 1 Metre North-East of Ivelet Bridge, Muker

Description: Coffin Stone Approximately 1 Metre North-East of Ivelet Bridge

Grade: II
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

Location: Muker, North Yorkshire DL11 6JQ

Locality: Muker
Local Authority: Richmondshire District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL11 6JQ

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Listing Text


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

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Source: English Heritage

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