Record Details

NHER Number:26428
Type of record:Monument
Name:Medieval inhumation, early roadway, medieval pits and post holes

Summary

In 1995 observation of tree planting holes recorded the discovery of an inhumation burial on this site, probably from the churchyard adjacent, assocaited with 14th century pottery. Evidence of a roadway on this location predating the Plain, as well as dumping features and further medieval pottery sherds were also recovered.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 2344 0906
Map Sheet:TG20NW
Parish:NORWICH, NORWICH, NORFOLK

Full description

St Martin at Palace Plain.

February 1995. Observation of tree planting holes by NAU.
Inhumation burial, probably from churchyard adjacent, with 14th century sherds.
Former roadway predating the Plain, dumping levels and further medieval pottery found. Finds NCM.
See report (S1) in secondary file.
E. Rose (NLA), 13 February 1995.

Monument Types

  • FEATURE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • INHUMATION (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PIT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POST HOLE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • ROAD (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FEATURE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • HUMAN REMAINS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • MOLLUSCA REMAINS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Article in serial: Gurney, D. (ed.). 1996. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk 1995. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLII Pt III pp 397-412. p 406.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
---Slide: Various. Slide.
---Fiche: Exists.
<S1>Unpublished document: Emery, P. 1995. NAU Report No. 140. St Martin at Palace Plain, Norwich: Landscaping Works.

Related records

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

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