Record Details

NHER Number:3256
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible Roman cemetery

Summary

Roman urns found in 1882 and 1903 in gravel pits west of the main Hunstanton Road suggest the presence of a Roman cemetery.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 6735 2677
Map Sheet:TF62NE
Parish:SANDRINGHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1882 and 1903. In gravel pits west of main Hunstanton Road opposite 6th milestone. Roman urns found. ?cemetery.
Information from H. L. Bradfer-Lawrence, 1933.

On our map, plotted at this point; Ordnance Survey put it slightly to north at 6736 2686.
Ordnance Survey Records.
R.J. Rickett (NAU), 16 March 1990

Monument Types

  • CEMETERY (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Monograph: Beloe, E.M.. 1904. British Association Guide to Lynn, Castle Rising and Sandringham.. p 17.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Roman. Sandringham.

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