Monument record WLB 119 - Deadmans Gulley; Deadmans Covert; Deadmans Cross

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Summary

A presumed suicide grave site beside a footpath on the boundary of Walberswick and Blythburgh parishes, first recorded in 1644. Formerly recorded as WLB MISC

Location

Grid reference TM 4626 7465 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet TM47SE
Civil Parish BLYTHBURGH, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK
Civil Parish WALBERSWICK, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

A presumed suicide grave, Deadmans Gulley, lies on a footpath between Walberswick and Blythburgh. Further details in (S1).

Formerly recorded as WLB MISC

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Folklore Journal. Halliday R,'Roadside Burial of Suicides: An East Anglian Study, Folklore 121, April 2010, 86.
  • <R1> Bibliographic reference: Gardner, T.. 1754. An Historical account of Dunwich.. 177-8.
  • <R2> Bibliographic reference: Warner, P.. 2000. Bloody Marsh: A seventeenth century village in crisis.. 36-8, 71, 95, 102 and 141..
  • <R3> Source Checked: Suffolk Record Office. Walberswick. Suffolk Record Office, Ipswich. Walberswick churchwarden's accounts, FC/185/E.1/2..

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

May 15 2019 1:54PM

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