Record Details

NHER Number:9022
Type of record:Monument
Name:Bronze Age cremation


A Bronze Age cremation urn and fragments of cremated bone were found in a quarry in 1928. Almost a century earlier, another urn was reported to have been found.

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Grid Reference:TL 99 94
Map Sheet:TL99SE

Full description

1928. From gravel pit by Mount Pleasant. At a hieght of about 30m (100 feet) OD.
Overhanging cinerary urn. Found inverted with mould around about 90cm (3 feet) down in south side; fragments of cremated bone
(S1) gives this a brief reference.
R.R. Clarke (NCM).

1837 or before.
Cinerary urn; biconical plain (from same site by Mount Pleasant ?). And Middle Bronze Age pot. (S2), (S3), (S4), (S5).
R.R. Clarke (NCM).

Notes in file.

Monument Types

  • CREMATION (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Associated Finds

  • HUMAN REMAINS (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • HUMAN REMAINS (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • POT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Article in Monograph: Lawson, A. J. 1980. The evidence for Later Bronze Age settlement and burial in Norfolk. Settlement and Society in the British Late Bronze Age. Barrett, J. and Bradley, R. BAR British Series 83 pp 271-293. No 14; Fig 3B.
---Illustration: Finds Illustrations.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TL 99 NE 6 [2]; TL 99 SE 5 [2].
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Publication: Longworth, I. H. 1984. Collared Urns: Of the Bronze Age in Great Britain and Ireland. No 967.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Rockland.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Article in Serial: 1929. Summary of Proceedings. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society of East Anglia. Vol VI Pt I (for 1928) pp 55-56. p 56.
<S2>Publication: Abercromby, J. 1912. A Study of the Bronze Age Pottery of Great Britain and Ireland and its Associated Grave-Goods. Vol 2. Pl XCVI; Fig 479.
<S3>Publication: Norwich Castle Museum. 1910. Catalogue of Antiquities in Norwich Castle Museum. p 277.
<S4>Article in Serial: Committee Of The Norfolk and Norwich Archaeological Society. 1853. Catalogue of The Antiquities in Norwich Castle Museum. p 9.
<S5>Article in Serial: Manning, C. R.. 1859. The Examination of some British Barrows in the Parish of Bergh Apton. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol V pp 180-184. p 183.

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