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Fw: demise of the Templars???

    I have been advised off-list that my earlier statement about the
origin of the burial stone (see below) is incorrect.  The burial stone
was found in recent times on the grounds of the castle and sometime
later it was mounted for display in the Chapel.  The stone that
"adorned" the gateway into the Chapel grounds is in safekeeping in

----- Original Message -----
"Ward Ginn" <wginn@cox.rr.com>
says, in part:
    According to Thompson's Guide, the burial
stone along with others were found in the burying ground of the old St
Matthew's Church on the hillside below the Chapel.  For years the
burial stone was used as a decorative device over the inside of the
gate in the north wall of the Chapel grounds.


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