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Pound Street Cemetery


Sharon Clough

27 April 2010

7:30pm at St John's Parish Room

Many will not be aware that the road junction between Pound Street and Bartholomew Street / Newtown Road lies over a mediaeval cemetery. Over the years a number of excavations have uncovered remains, most recently during the junction enhancements in 2004.

The contractors for the 2004 excavations, Oxford Archaeology, uncovered a large number of skeletons. Further study of the skeletons by tonight's speaker revealed much of interest.


Sharon Clough is an osteoarchaeologist working for Oxford Archaeology. Her area of expertise is a branch of archaeology that deals with the study and analysis of human and animal anatomy, especially skeletal remains in the context of archaeological deposits.
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