Record Details

NHER Number:6013
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible Iron Age and Bronze Age cemetery

Summary

In 1953, ploughing turned up Iron and Bronze Age pottery fragments together with cremated human bone. This could mean that the area was in use as a cemetery during those periods.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 9696 8664
Map Sheet:TL98NE
Parish:BRIDGHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1953. Bronze Age sherds ploughed up near Iron Age A sherds and cremated human bones (A possible urnfield).
R.R. Clarke (NCM).

One sherd only in box.
E.B. Green (NCM).

Monument Types

  • CEMETERY (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • CREMATION (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • CEMETERY (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • CREMATION (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)

Associated Finds

  • HUMAN REMAINS (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • POT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • HUMAN REMAINS (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Bridgham.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Iron Age. Bridgham.

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