|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Prehistoric burnt mound and undated human remains|
A layer of prehistoric burnt flints was noted in a dyke in 1998. A fragment of human skull, perhaps also prehistoric, was found neaby.
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|Grid Reference:||TF 6721 1164|
|Parish:||WORMEGAY, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
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.
- BURNT MOUND (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
- HUMAN REMAINS (Undated)
- HUMAN REMAINS (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
Protected Status - none
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