NO7796 : Iron coffin cover, Kirkton of Durris kirkyard

taken 11 years ago, near to Kirkton of Durris, Aberdeenshire, Great Britain

Iron coffin cover, Kirkton of Durris kirkyard
Iron coffin cover, Kirkton of Durris kirkyard
Used as a mortsafe to prevent theft of corpses by grave robbers in the early 1800s. The corpses were in demand by the anatomists in nearby Aberdeen.
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NO7796, 33 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 23 October, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 3 November, 2006
Category
Graveyard   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NO 772 965 [100m precision]
WGS84: 57:3.5390N 2:22.6523W
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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