Record Details

NHER Number:2260
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age funerary urn fragments

Summary

In 1935 two fragments of a Bronze Age funerary urn were recovered from this area.

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Location

Grid Reference:TF 635 137
Map Sheet:TF61SW
Parish:WEST WINCH, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1935. Stray Find.
Found around 20ft O.D. 30 yds [27m] west of main road and west of Post Office, about half way between 'Bull' Inn and farm to north (site marked on Ordnance Survey).
Two fragments of Bronze Age "developed Food Vessel type (funerary urn) (1600-1400 Fox)".
Found by P. L. K. Schwabe, and I. J. Thatcher.
On east edge of surface flint site.
Several joining rim sherdswere donated to the British Museum (1937,0504.17) - see sketch (S1). A '?Food Vessel sherd' was also donated to the Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 1946.164.24).
Information from (S2).
The sherds held by the British Museum has now been identified as being from a Collared Urn and are amongst those described and illustrated in (S3).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 26 February 2018.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Early Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 1501 BC)
  • POT (Early Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 1501 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 61 SW 6.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Winch (West Setchey).
<S1>Illustration: [Unknown]. 1937. Profile drawing of Early Bronze Age Collared Urn pottery sherds. Paper. Unknown.
<S3>Publication: Longworth, I. H. 1984. Collared Urns: Of the Bronze Age in Great Britain and Ireland. No 970.

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