Early medieval barrows and modern graves: St Materiana’s church and churchyard, Tintagel
My eyes popped out of what was left of my back. Why oh why did I open that tomb?
Approaching the English Heritage site, St Materiana’s looks neglected on the horizon
Viewing St Materiana’s church from the island
I’m having a break from funerary archaeology right now while I explore the archaeology and heritage of Tintagel. Still even here, death follows me like a black dog of doom.
Incidentally, today it’s father’s day today. Over 3 years ago, my wife dutifully gave birth to twins. For years, I couldn’t shake off the fear that one of them might eat the other. Luckily they didn’t, which I put down to good parenting. In fact, I have four daughters, and while I don’t blame them for being girls, I don’t really think they’re on my side.
But I digress…
The church of St Materiana, viewed…
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