Record Details

NHER Number:9864
Type of record:Monument
Name:Roman inhumation

Summary

The skeleton of a young man and fragments of Roman pottery were found in a pit during the construction of a water pipe trench in 1976.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 014 410
Map Sheet:TG04SW
Parish:LANGHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

13 April 1976.
Skeleton found by workmen in water trench on west side of East Hall Farm, Langham.
Skeleton with north to south alignment found to be in grave in boulder clay. North end of grave cut by pit containing animal bones. 4 Roman sherds (3 grey burnished, 1 coarse gritted orange ware) probably of 2nd/3rd century date were found in the grave.
Details in file.
A.J. Lawson (NAU), 14 April 1976.

See (S1).
R.J.Rickett 29 May 1990.

Within site NHER 32181.

Monument Types

  • INHUMATION (Unknown date)
  • INHUMATION (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • PIT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: RE34-37.
---Unpublished document: Wells, C.. 1976. A Romano-British Inhumation from Langham, Norfolk.
---Unpublished document: Lawson, A.J.. 1976. Investigation of a skeleton at Langham, Norfolk.
---Newspaper Article: 1976. Eastern Daily Press. 19 April.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
---Slide: Various. Slide.
<S1>Archive: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards.

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