|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Bronze Age cremation|
In 1954/1955 a Bronze Age cremation urn was found during ploughing. It contained the cremated remains of an adult male.
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|Grid Reference:||TF 757 146|
|Parish:||EAST WALTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
1954 to 1955. Found in deep ploughing (S1).
Urn with thumbnail marking round shoulder and lip. Somewhat distorted but average height of 38cm (15in) and maximum width. Urn contained cremated bones of sturdily built male. Information from C. P. Wells.
Information from (S2).
Material checked and confirmed by A. J. Lawson (NAU); see (S3).
E. Rose (NAU), 12 October 1981.
Report (S4) in file.
- CREMATION (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
- HUMAN REMAINS (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
- POT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Walton (East). |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary File. |
|<S1>||Map: King's Lynn Museum. KLM 6 inch Record Map. |
|<S2>||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|<S3>||Article in Monograph: Lawson, A. J. 1980. The evidence for Later Bronze Age settlement and burial in Norfolk. Settlement and Society in the British Late Bronze Age. Barrett, J. and Bradley, R. BAR British Series 83 pp 271-293. No 27; Fig 5A. |
|<S4>||Unpublished Document: Wells, C.. A Bronze Age Cremation from Narford, Norfolk. |
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