Tyne and Wear HER(1890): South Shields, Baring Street, stone coffin and skeleton - Details
South Shields, Baring Street, stone coffin and skeleton
Religious Ritual and Funerary
A stone coffin containing “a skeleton in perfect condition" was found by workmen engaged in laying water pipes at the south end of Baring Street.
<< HER 1890 >> Tyne and Wear Museums, 2001, Hadrian Primary School, Baring Street, South Shields, Archaeological Assessment, appendix 1 Shields Gazette, 5 February 1880