|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Late Saxon human remains, Bishops Palace|
At least seven human burials were found during works in 1960, some of them earlier than the Norman footings of the Palace.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TG 2346 0895|
|Parish:||NORWICH, NORWICH, NORFOLK|
22 September 1960. Field Observation.
Observations made during installation of new heating to east of Norman Bishop's Palace:
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.
Information from (S1). These discoveries were also reported in (S2).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 19 August 2019.
- CEMETERY (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
- ANIMAL REMAINS (Undated)
- HUMAN REMAINS (Undated)
- NAIL (Undated)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|<S1>||Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Norwich - Post Roman. |
|<S2>||Serial: 1960. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1960. No 7. p 4. |
|Site 1813||Part of: Bishop`s Palace (Monument)|
|Site 1842||Part of: Bishop`s Palace (Monument)|
|Site 1132||Part of: Bishops Palace (Monument)|
|Mon 1459||Part of: Cathedral Precinct (Monument)|
|226||Part of: The Cathedral of the Holy and Undivided Trinity (Norwich Cathedral) (Building)|
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