Record Details

NHER Number:6872
Type of record:Monument
Name:Roman metal finds and Early Saxon cemetery


Nine Early Saxon cremation urns were found during building works in 1965. Metal detecting in 1982 and 1983 recovered Roman coins.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 317 362
Map Sheet:TG33NW

Full description

1965. Field Observation (monitoring).
Nine Early Saxon burial urns were discovered from trenching, associated finds also included fused glass and a bone bead.
Information taken from (S1) also see notes in file.
See (S2) for a drawing of urn 6.

1982 and 1983. Metal detecting. Roman coins found in area.
For full details see file.
E. Rose (NAU), 4 November 1983.

Monument Types

  • CREMATION (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)
  • CREMATION CEMETERY (Early Saxon - 410 AD to 650 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • BEAD (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • HUMAN REMAINS (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • POT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Unpublished Document: Yardley, C. J. 2011. The Mun Valley: Historic landscape Assessment and Landscape Character Assessment for Norfolk Coast Project. p 18.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Early Saxon. Mundesley.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Collection: Norfolk Historic Environment Record Staff. 1975-[2000]. HER Record Notes. Norfolk Historic Environment Service.
<S1>Article in Serial: Wilson, D. M. and Hurst, D. G. 1967. Medieval Britain in 1965. Medieval Archaeology. Vol X pp 168-219. p 127.
<S2>Illustration: Unknown. 1965. Drawing of an Early Saxon cremation urn.. Card. 1:1.

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