Record Details

NHER Number:9364
Type of record:Monument
Name:Roman cremation

Summary

In 1930 a Roman cremation urn was found in a garden. It was placed in the ground upside down and contained cremated bones. Pottery sherds and oyster shells, possibly Roman in date, were found at the same time in a field to the west.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 1941 0554
Map Sheet:TG10NE
Parish:CRINGLEFORD, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1930. From the garden of Kent House, Keswick Road (third house east of Cantley Lane, near the School).
Greyware jar containing cremated bones, found inverted.
Sherds (possibly Roman) and oyster shell found at same time on field to west.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

Monument Types

  • CREMATION (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • HUMAN REMAINS (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • MOLLUSCA REMAINS (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Archive: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TG 10 NE 21.

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