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Perth, South Saint John's Place

Grave(S) (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Perth, South Saint John's Place

Classification Grave(S) (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) St John's Church; South St John's Place

Canmore ID 72523

Site Number NO12SW 232

NGR NO 1192 2351

NGR Description NO 1192 2351 to 1197 2351

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Perth And Kinross
  • Parish Perth
  • Former Region Tayside
  • Former District Perth And Kinross
  • Former County Perthshire

Archaeology Notes

NO12SW 232 1192 2351 to 1197 2351

Excavations were carried out (between NO 1192 2351 to 1197 2351, along South Saint John's Place) between May and June 1991, in conjunction with Tayside Regional Council Water Services Department, who were replacing a sewage pipe which ran E-W along the S side of St John's Kirk (NO12SW 41) within what had been the medieval burial ground. Fourteen complete or partially complete articulated skeletons were recovered from the undisturbed graveyard soil, all aligned E-W.

Sponsors: SUAT, Tayside Regional Council

C F Falconer 1991.

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