Headstones of Cornwall

Our latest holiday took us to Cornwall and we stayed in a lovely lodge near Saltash that I highly recommend.  Click here to view Tamar Lodge. I’m totally transfixed that centuries later, you can stroll among the dead in old…

Cadaver Stones

Cadaver Stone in Stamullen

Cadaver stones were often laid over the tombs of the wealthy during the times of the plague (14th and 15th centuries). They are designed to show what happens to our bodies once buried, hence the opened funeral shroud. A number…