|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Human skeletal remains, pistol|
It is recorded that 'under the great ash tree at Tunstead' a human thigh bone and an 'ancient pistol' were found. It has been suggested that they represent the remains of a suicide burial, though there is no documentation to support this. The exact date and location of this discovery are unclear.
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|Parish:||TUNSTEAD, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
'Under the great ash tree at Tunstead'.
Thigh bone and an 'ancient pistol' found.
Thought to be a suicide, but no record of such.
Finds in Worstead vestry 1887.
Information from NCM Bolingbroke Collection.
- FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
- FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
- HUMAN REMAINS (Undated)
- FIREARM (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
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