Pirate Tombstone – My Sunday Photo 210517
It’s strange the things you come across in the heart of Northamptonshire! We visited Canons Ashby a few weeks ago and popped over to the church to have a look round, and there was this rather strange gravestone. Could it be a pirate tombstone my son asked? Maybe. who knows?
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14 thoughts on “Pirate Tombstone – My Sunday Photo 210517”
Is it wrong to call a gravestone awesome?! I love discovering unusual things like this. 🙂
I’ve seen skull and bones on graves throughout our travels and found an explanation here.
Wow I’ve never seen a gravestone like this. My boys would love this too!
That is so cool!
Fabulous find – new tombstones are pretty boring but the old ones are often so quirky.
Ohh! That is interesting. What a great thing to find x
That looks quite unique, I love the tones in it
Thank you for linking up
Thats the coolest ever! #mysundayphoto
I;m off to google. I’ll get back to you id I discover something
What Does a Skull and Cross Bones Mean on a Grave?
The primary reason skulls appeared on memorial and headstones was as a Memento Mori, a reminder of our own mortality, an aide-mémoire, should it be needed, that you too will die one day – death is inexorable !
A stone at the southeast corner of the church bears a connection to the Knights Templar Crusaders with a worn symbol of the skull and crossbones”. It also means death and resurection apparently.
I’m with your son, it looks very pirate like to me