Record Details

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

Summary

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.

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Location

Grid Reference:TF 64 15
Map Sheet:TF61NW
Parish:NORTH RUNCTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1892.
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.

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