Record Details

NHER Number:12406
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Undated human skeletons

Summary

Thirteen undated human skeletons were found during the building of the railway at Taverham Road Bridge. It has been suggested that the people represented by the skeletons may have died during the battle that the nearby placename 'Blood Dale' could refer to.

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Location

Grid Reference:TG 1776 1356
Map Sheet:TG11SE
Parish:DRAYTON, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

In building the railway at the Taverham Road Bridge.
Thirteen human skeletons found. At the time of discovery they were connected with the legend of the battle mentioned in NHER 12405.
Information from (S1).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Undated)

Associated Finds

  • HUMAN REMAINS (Unknown date)

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Sources and further reading

<S1>Archive: Bolingbroke Collection.

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