Record Details

NHER Number:441
Type of record:Monument
Name:Late Saxon human remains, Bishops Palace

Summary

At least seven human burials were found during works in 1960, some of them earlier than the Norman footings of the Palace.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 2346 0895
Map Sheet:TG20NW
Parish:NORWICH, NORWICH, NORFOLK

Full description

22 September 1960.
Bishops east side, digging for new heating installation.
Revealed at least seven inhumation burials of which some were earlier than the Norman footings of Palace.
Some animal bones also one large iron nail.

Monument Types

  • CEMETERY (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)

Associated Finds

  • ANIMAL REMAINS (Undated)
  • HUMAN REMAINS (Undated)
  • NAIL (Undated)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Norwich - Post Roman.

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