Record Details

NHER Number:10234
Type of record:Monument
Name:Saxon cemetery

Summary

Between 1880 and 1900, Saxon cremation urns, one with human remains, were discovered, together with a Saxon brooch. The urns were probably part of a cemetery.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 316 085
Map Sheet:TG30NW
Parish:BRUNDALL, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1880 - 1900. In Brundall Gardens, formerly Dr. Beverley's house.
Cremation cemetery; at least seven urns, one with cremated bones. A bronze ring brooch was also found.
See (S1) and (S2). (S3) in file.
'Probably west of Roman dock' R.R. Clarke (NCM).

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • ANIMAL REMAINS (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • POT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Early Saxon. Bundall.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Article in Serial: Clarke, R. R. and Myres, J. N. L. 1939. Norfolk in the Dark Ages, 400-800 A.D., Part I. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXVII, Pt II pp 163- 214. pp 189-192.
<S2>Article in Serial: Clarke, R. R. 1940. Norfolk in the Dark Ages, 400-800 A.D., Part II. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXVII Pt II pp 215-249. pp 235-236.
<S3>Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.

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