Record Details

NHER Number:19520
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Possible Early Saxon urn

Summary

A near complete possible Early Saxon urn was found at this site. All cropmarks previously recorded at this site are now recorded separately as NHER 49533-6.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 346 021
Map Sheet:TG30SW
Parish:CARLETON ST PETER, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

ALL CROPMARKS PREVIOUSLY RECORDED AT THIS SITE ARE NOW RECORDED SEPARATELY. See June 2007 below.

Probably 1970s. On hill east of church east of Spong Hill.
Exact circumstances of discovery unknown.
Near complete pot, ?Early Saxon bowl, with fresh breaks.
A. Rogerson (NAU), September 1983.

24 June 1985. CUCAP air photography.
Shows approximate find spot of urn to be at centre of cropmark complex including ring ditch (faint) and three ditched trackways continuing beyond photograph.
D. Edwards (NAU), 6 December 1985 and E. Rose NAU), 25 August 1987.

July 1990. NAU air photography.
Shows area of cropmarks greatly extended to east; large rectangular enclosures overlying other marks.
E. Rose (NLA), 5 September 1996.

June 2007. Norfolk NMP
All cropmarks previously recorded at this site have been moved to new HER numbers (NHER 49533-5).
J. Albone (NMP), 19 June 2007

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Unknown date)
  • POT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Oblique Aerial Photograph: CUCAP. 1976. NHER TG 3402A (CUCAP BYA70) 24-JUN-1976.

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