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BCC record ID:0235502000
Type of record:Monument
Summary:Human remains found during repairs to water pipes, probably from former paupers' graveyard
Grid Reference:SP 76926 27611

WINSLOW, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

Associated finds


Public access information

Is the site accessible to the public?No
Is the site visible from a public viewpoint?Unclassified

Full description

Report by police of finding of disarticulated human remains in pit dug for Anglian Water during repairs to existing water pipes. 1 small box of bone recovered by Sandy Kidd during site visit, remains of more than one individual. Information from the vicar suggests that pit in area of former paupers' graveyard, on edge of churchyard (B8).

Sources and further reading

<8>Verbal communication: Sandy Kidd (BCC). 2002. Police at Winslow and Vicar of Winslow church to Sandy Kidd, July 2002.

Associated excavations and fieldwork: none recorded

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