Record Details

NHER Number:26241
Type of record:Monument
Name:St Martin-at-Palace Churchyard

Summary

In 1989 a watching brief was conducted in the churchyard area during the construction of an underground store. No archaeological features except for grave cuts were discovered. Objects recovered include human bone, post medieval pottery and clay pipe sherds.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 23489 09127
Map Sheet:TG20NW
Parish:NORWICH, NORWICH, NORFOLK

Full description

St Martin-at-Palace Churchyard.

1989. Watching brief in area in St Martin-at-Palace graveyard being excavated for construction of underground store.
No features seen except grave cuts.
Natural orange gravel subsoil was approximately 2.5m below ground level in churchyard.
Finds include human bone, post medieval pottery and clay pipe.
The size of the excavated area was 5.5m x 5.0m and was on the northeast side of the graveyard by the boundary wall.
See map NCM.

Monument Types

  • CHURCHYARD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • HUMAN REMAINS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CLAY PIPE (SMOKING) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources - none

Related records

584Part of: St Martin-at-Palace Church, Norwich (Building)

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