Illustrated Dictionary of British Churches - Hogback Tomb Definition

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Hogback Tomb

A form of grave monument used in the north of England and in Scotland during the period of Danish influence - roughly the 8th to 10th centuries. A hogback tomb is a low,  elongated rectangle of stone, with curved sides rising to a ridge that runs the length of the tomb.




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