Record Details

NHER Number:8240
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman cremation

Summary

In 1975 a coarse Roman jar containing cremated bone was found under the northern wall of Stalham churchyard during the laying of a water pipe.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 3733 2519
Map Sheet:TG32NE
Parish:STALHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1975. Found 'a good six feet deep', under the northern wall of Stalham churchyard, in water main trench.
Lower third of coarse Roman jar, contained cremated bone; probably early or mid 2nd century.
Finds held by NCM.
A. Gregory (NAU).

Monument Types

  • CREMATION (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • HUMAN REMAINS (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TG3725 D,E.

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