Museum ExhibitionsSarah Johnson's Tombstone
A curious tombstone from the former Woodgate Baptist Burial Ground is now on display in the museum. It is from the grave of Sarah Johnson, who was buried in Woodgate in 1819. The stone has an inscription that begins:
Oh Reader reflect when viewing of this stone
What sore afflictions in my life I’ve borne ...
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The Mystery House on Churchgate
Demolition of the old 'Irish Menswear' shop on Churchgate, prior to redevelopment, revealed a structure dating back possibly as far as the 14th Century.
This was an opportunity not to be missed, as members of the Loughborough Archaeological and Historical Society were invited in to investigate.
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Garendon Abbey was a 12th century Cistercian religeous house near Loughborough.
When the site was excavated, various artifacts were found that are now on display in the museum.
These including floor tiles and fragments of decorated glass from the abbey windows.
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