HS2 – discoveries at St Mary’s Old Church, Stoke Mandeville

The construction of HS2 – the new high speed railway linking London, the Midlands, the North and Scotland – has to date affected three important burial grounds:  St James’s Gardens; St Mary’s Old Church, in Stoke Mandeville; and Park Street Gardens, in Birmingham. The progress of the remains of Captain Matthew Flinders, discovered during the archaeological investigation at London Euston Station, has been reviewed in a number of posts, herehere, and hereThis post reviews the subsequent finds at St Mary’s Old Church. Continue reading