Down High School, Downpatrick

The initial works of this scheme involved the excavation of a workhouse graveyard associated with the former Downpatrick workhouse and fever hospital.  The graveyard was in use from the 1840s/1850s until it reached capacity and a second graveyard was created to the north of the site.  The excavation is being conducted in two phases, with the first phase revealing the remains of 260 individuals.

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