|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Bronze Age cremation, Sprowston Cemetery|
In 1968 a Bronze Age cremation urn containing ashes was recovered from an area of the cemetery to the north of the church.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TG 2497 1258|
|Parish:||SPROWSTON, BROADLAND, NORFOLK|
1968. Stray Find.
From Sprowston cemetery to north of church:
Bronze Age urn with ashes: cremation burial.
Some sherds recovered and donated to Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 1968.175).
Information from (S1). This discovery was reported in (S2).
Noted in (S3).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 14 July 2018.
- 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)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TG 21 SW 37. |
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|<S1>||Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Sprowston. |
|<S2>||Serial: 1968. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1968. No 15. p 10. |
|<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 24. |
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