Building stone assessment of the Ardrossan Sarcophagus

Everett, Paul. 2016 Building stone assessment of the Ardrossan Sarcophagus. British Geological Survey, 12pp. (GR_214004) (Unpublished)

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BGS has been asked by Patrick Murray, acting on behalf of Ardrossan Castle Heritage Society, to examine a stone coffin known as The Ardrossan Sarcophagus (Figure 1). The sarcophagus, which is presently housed at North Ayrshire Heritage Centre in Saltcoats, is believed to date from medieval times. Ardrossan Castle Heritage Society are conducting research to identify the origins of the sarcophagus, and to explore its historical background and significance.

Item Type: Publication - Report
Funders/Sponsors: Ardrossan Castle Heritage Society
Additional Information. Not used in RCUK Gateway to Research.: Report placed on NORA with permission of the Ardrossan Castle Heritage Society
Date made live: 29 Sep 2016 14:19 +0 (UTC)

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