Record Details

NHER Number:33568
Type of record:Monument
Name:Prehistoric burnt mound and undated human remains

Summary

A layer of prehistoric burnt flints was noted in a dyke in 1998. A fragment of human skull, perhaps also prehistoric, was found neaby.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 6721 1164
Map Sheet:TF61SE
Parish:WORMEGAY, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Earlier 1998 at TF 6719 1166 to 6721 1161.
Visible in dyke on northeast side of Petticoat Lane; layer of burnt flint beneath peat on post glacial land surface.
On field in upcast: a human cranial fragment (90 by 63mm), in good condition, some dark (?peat) staining and a trace of blue deposit (vivianite). Part of edge showing fresh break.
For location, see blown up 1:10,000 map in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 21 April 1998.

Monument Types

  • BURNT MOUND (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)

Associated Finds

  • HUMAN REMAINS (Undated)
  • HUMAN REMAINS (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.

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