Record Details

NHER Number:8039
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Possible prehistoric human remains from marl pits


Possible prehistoric remains were found in marl pits in the southeast part of the parish in October 1792. They were reburied in the churchyard. Other possible prehistoric human remains have been found here in the 18th century. The exact location of these discoveries is unclear.

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24 October 1792.
From parish register human remains found in marlpits by riverside at southeast corner of parish, reburied in churchyard.
See (S1).

Prehistoric human remains also found 18th century.
R.R. Clarke (NCM).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)

Associated Finds

  • HUMAN REMAINS (Undated)
  • HUMAN REMAINS (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Miscellaneous. Horstead.
<S1>Monograph: Millican, P.. 1937. History of Horstead and Stanninghall.. pp 3, 60.

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