Record Details

NHER Number:42
Type of record:Monument
Name:Late Saxon refuse pits and human remains


In 1952 excavation for NCM revealed four refuse pits dating to the Late Saxon period, and some Late Saxon human remains.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 2349 0904
Map Sheet:TG20NW

Full description

The Close.

1952. Grammar School on possible site for Dyers' Lodge.
Four refuse pits revealed, one (Pit 1) was partly excavated by D. R. Howlett for NCM.
Human bones found. [1]
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

Monument Types

  • PIT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)

Associated Finds

  • HUMAN REMAINS (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Norwich - Post Roman.
<S2>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 19. [unknown]. 27 October.
<S3>Monograph: Jennings, S. 1981. Eighteen Centuries of Pottery from Norwich. East Anglian Archaeology. No 13. p 246.
<S4>Serial: 1952. Norfolk Research Committee Bulletin.. Vol 5, 3.

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