Record Details

NHER Number:10687
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Undated pot and human remains

Summary

A bowl containing a fragmented human skull was found during construction work in 1962. A watching brief while footings were being dug nearby in 2001 observed no archaeological finds or features.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 3949 9207
Map Sheet:TM39SE
Parish:GELDESTON, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1962. Hannays, Farthing Green.
Bowl with fragmentary human skull found in digging foundations for bungalows.
R.R. Clarke (NCM).

January 2001. Watching Brief.
Monitoring of groundworks associated with construction of new porch on private house.
Nothing of archaeological significance observed.
See report (S1) for further details.
S. Underdown (NAU), 5 January 2001. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 31 January 2017.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Undated)

Associated Finds

  • HUMAN REMAINS (Unknown date)
  • POT (Unknown date)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Miscellaneous. Geldeston.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Underdown, S.. NAU Watching Brief Report.. Norfolk Archaeological Unit.

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