Record Details

NHER Number:1038
Type of record:Monument
Name:Prehistoric cremations

Summary

During the building of Loddon bypass two holes filled with filled with black burnt soil and cremations were found. Close to these cremations worked flint flakes and possible Neolithic pottery were also found.

Images

  • Pieces of Neolithic pottery found at Chedgrave  © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service

Location

Grid Reference:TM 348 994
Map Sheet:TM39NW
Parish:CHEDGRAVE, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

June 1973. Found on Loddon bypass.June 1973.
Two small holes filled with black burnt soil with cremations. Subsoil next to cremations, above sand natural yielded sherds of prehistoric (may be Neolithic) pot with several flint flakes.
See (S1) in file.
Information F. Healey (NAU).
A. Rogerson (NAU), June 1973.

Monument Types

  • CREMATION (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • PIT (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)

Associated Finds

  • FLAKE (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • HUMAN REMAINS (Prehistoric - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Article in serial: Healy, F. 1984. Recent Finds of Neolithic Bowl Pottery in Norfolk. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXXIX Pt I pp 65-82.
---Illustration: Unknown. 1973. Drawing of possible Neolithic pottery sherds.. Film. 1:1.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.

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