Tyne and Wear HER(620): Ryton church, stone coffin - Details
Ryton church, stone coffin
Religious Ritual and Funerary
At the east end of Ryton church there is a solid stone coffin, with the external dimensions - length 2.1 m, width at head 0.7 m, width at foot 0.5 m, depth 0.4 m. The date 1610 has been inscribed on the head end.
<< HER 620 >> W. Bourn, 1896, History of the Parish of Ryton, p. 29 Ordnance Survey archaeological record cards, J.H. Ostridge, 1952, Medieval Stone coffin. ?