Record Details

NHER Number:3348
Type of record:Monument
Name:Early Saxon cremation cemetery and inhumation


A number of Early Saxon cremation urns and associated artefacts were recovered from this location in 1892 and sometime between 1925-35 an Early Saxon inhumation was also uncovered here.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 64 15
Map Sheet:TF61NW

Full description

Early Saxon cremation cemetery found at this site.

1925 or 1935.
Early Saxon inhumation found.

See full details and correspondance (S1, S2) in file.
E. Rose (NLA) 4 September 1990.

Monument Types

  • CEMETERY (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • CREMATION (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • INHUMATION (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BEAD (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • BEAD (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • POT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • SLEEVE CLASP (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Article in serial: 1895. Appendix: Extracts from the Proceedings at General and Committee Meetings. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XII pp 335-340. p 336.
---Article in serial: Clarke, R. R. and Myres, J. N. L. 1939. Norfolk in the Dark Ages, 400-800 A.D., Part I. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXVII, Pt II pp 163- 214. pp 166, 171 pl 7.1.
---Article in serial: Clarke, R. R. 1940. Norfolk in the Dark Ages, 400-800 A.D., Part II. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXVII Pt II pp 215-249. p 229.
---Archive: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 61 NW 11.
---Article in serial: Leeds, E.T.. 1945. Archaeologia. Vol XCI, p 89, fig 6.
---Article in serial: Lethbridge, T.C.. 1931. Recent Excavations on Anglo-Saxon Cemeteries in Cambridgeshire & Suffolk.. Cambridge Antiquarian Society Quarto Series. New Series 3, p 83.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Early Saxon. Runcton (North).
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Correspondence: Hawkes, C. F. C.. 1935. Letters to W. G. Gurney. 4 October to 14 October.
<S2>Correspondence: Morris, John. 1956. Letter to R. R. Clarke. 30 October.

Related records - none

Find out more...

Norfolk County Council logo Heritage Lottery Fund logo

Powered by HBSMR-web and the HBSMR Gateway from exeGesIS SDM Ltd, and mojoPortal CMS
© 2007 - 2019 Norfolk Historic Environment Service