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Coffin Stone Approximately 1 Metre North-East of Ivelet Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Muker, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.3759 / 54°22'33"N

Longitude: -2.1044 / 2°6'16"W

OS Eastings: 393312

OS Northings: 497828

OS Grid: SD933978

Mapcode National: GBR FKRV.53

Mapcode Global: WHB58.N82P

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

Listing Date: 5 September 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1131527

English Heritage Legacy ID: 322225

Location: Muker, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL11

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

Civil Parish: Muker

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text

SD 99 NW MUKER IVELET

14/140 Coffin stone
approximately 1 metre to
north-east of Ivelet
Bridge

GV II

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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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