|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Late Neolithic inhumation|
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
|Grid Reference:||TF 6790 3773|
|Parish:||HEACHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
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.
- CROUCHED INHUMATION (Late Neolithic - 3000 BC to 2351 BC)
- INHUMATION (Late Neolithic - 3000 BC to 2351 BC)
- 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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