Record Details

NHER Number:19017
Type of record:Monument
Name:Line of human skulls

Summary

In the 1950s or 1960s, a line of twenty five human skulls were found. It is thought that they may be part of a cemetery.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 2509 1460
Map Sheet:TG21SE
Parish:BEESTON ST ANDREW, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1950s or 1960s. Surface finds, ploughed up.
Towards south end of field, south of cropmark of enclosure 18125.
About 25 human skulls in a line.
A. Gregory (NCM), 10 March 1983.

Finder now states he found the skulls actually inside the cropmark, but this was after he had been told the mark might be a churchyard, and so should be treated with caution.
Information from A. Gregory (NCM) to E. Rose (NAU), May 1983.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Undated)

Associated Finds

  • HUMAN REMAINS (Unknown date)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

Related records

18125Related to: Site of probable medieval to post medieval enclosure, perhaps the site of Beeston St Andrew church (Monument)

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