Record Details

NHER Number:26606
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible Early Saxon cemetery, St Augustine's Gate

Summary

It is recorded that in 1898 a number of Anglo-Saxon urns had been found at St Augustine's Gate (NHER 26160), including one whole urn. An iron knife, a coin of Queen Elizabeth and the greater part of a skeleton were also recovered.

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Location

Parish:NORWICH, NORWICH, NORFOLK

Full description

Entry originally under NHER 165.

7 May 1898.
Reported to NNAS that Anglo-Saxon urns had been found at St Augustine's Gate (NHER 26160), including one whole urn.
Also found; an iron knife, a coin of Queen Elizabeth and the greater part of a skeleton except skull.
Found on slightly different levels from urns.
(Compiled by R.R. Clark).
J. Allen (NLA), 19 July 2002.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • KNIFE (Undated)
  • KNIFE (Unknown date)
  • BURIAL URN (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • HUMAN REMAINS (Late Saxon to Medieval - 851 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

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