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In the 1960's much building work was done as part of the re-positioning of the choir and organ console at the back of the church. During this work the crypt was opened, entered though a stairs from the Chancel under the floor near the rood screen. It stretches under the South Aisle. 

Unfortunately the wooden shelving on which the coffins rested had collapsed.  The state of the remains was such that it was decided that the crypt should be resealed immediately and left alone. However some photographs were taken. Here is the view  of the stairs down to the crypt, showing clearly the brick arches. These stairs are now sealed under the tiled floor. 


Here is the jumble of lead covered coffins which were discovered within the crypt, not all intact.

Click on the pictures for an enlarged view.