Monument record KSG 013 - Dobb's Grave, Dobb's Lane; Dobbs Corner (PMed)

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Summary

A roadside grave, probably of late 18th or very early 19th century, still maintained.

Location

Grid reference TM 2381 4528 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet TM24NW
Civil Parish KESGRAVE, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

A roadside grave. Dobbs Grave - Kesgrave, still maintained. Dobb's Corner was first recorded on OS 1inch map (of 1805?). In (late?) 19th century a skeleton was excavated from the site (R2). Details in (S1).
Note: 2 separate HER record exist for this.

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <R1> Map: OS. OS Map. 1971 OS Map..
  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Folklore Journal. Halliday R,'Roadside Burial of Suicides: An East Anglian Study, Folklore 121, April 2010, 86-7, ill.
  • <R2> Article in serial: East Anglian Daily Times. 30 January 1900, 3; 4 January 1902; 6 February 1909; 11 and 15 June 1915..
  • <R3> Bibliographic reference: East Anglian Miscellany. 1909, 8-9 and 12..
  • <R4> Bibliographic reference: Chetwynd-Stapylton, M.. 1968. Discovering Wayside Graves and Memorial Stones.. 18 and 34-5.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

May 11 2012 11:02AM

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