Record Details

NHER Number:3945
Type of record:Monument
Name:Bronze Age cremation

Summary

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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Location

Grid Reference:TF 757 146
Map Sheet:TF71SE
Parish:EAST WALTON, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

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.

Monument Types

  • CREMATION (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Associated Finds

  • HUMAN REMAINS (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • POT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Protected Status

  • Higher Level Stewardship

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Unpublished Document: Wells, C..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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