Record Details

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


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


Grid Reference:TG 3733 2519
Map Sheet:TG32NE

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.
---Serial: 1975. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1975. No 22. p 12.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

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