Record Details

NHER Number:8113
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
Map Sheet:TG21SW

Full description

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.

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 - 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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