Record Details

NHER Number:14065
Type of record:Monument
Name:Late Neolithic inhumation

Summary

An inhumation was found in 1973 during the digging of foundations. The skeleton is that of a woman, and has been dated to the Late Neolithic period.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 6790 3773
Map Sheet:TF63NE
Parish:HEACHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

22 November 1973.
Human skeleton found at depth of 0.8m (2'9") by workmen digging bungalow foundations.
Police and E. James (KLM) visited site and found crouched burial which C.P.B. Wells called late Neolithic.
Female, 35 to 45.
Information from KLM.

Monument Types

  • CROUCHED INHUMATION (Late Neolithic - 3000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • INHUMATION (Late Neolithic - 3000 BC to 2351 BC)

Associated Finds

  • HUMAN REMAINS (Late Neolithic - 3000 BC to 2351 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 63 NE 43.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Photograph: Unknown. Unknown. Digital photograph of skeletal remains recovered in about 1973 to 1976.. Colour print. Ink Jet Print.

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