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Re: 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

There was also the cross that was above the churchyard entrance archway
that was accidentally pulled down by some visitors during a holiday,
or so some locals told me.

John S. Quarterman <jsq@quarterman.org>

>----- 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.

[ Excess quotations omitted. ]