Record Details

NHER Number:13882
Type of record:Monument
Name:Early Saxon cremation urn from Eaton Farm (Sedgeford, poorly located)


An Early Saxon cremation urn containing burnt bone was found around 1875. The exact location of this discovery is unclear. This may be the same as NHER 1612.

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Full description

Around 1875. At Eaton Farm.
Early Saxon urn dug up by Reverend Ogle who noted in memorandum book that it contained burnt bones.
Preserved at Sedgeford vicarage in 1903.
See (S1).

Is it possible that this is the real origin of NHER 1612?

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • POT (Early Saxon - 411 AD to 650 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Unpublished Document: Hammond, J.. 2003. The Pagan Saxon Urns found at Sedgeford.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Newspaper Article: LeStrange, H. (Lynn Advertiser). 1903. [unknown]. 20 February.

Related records

1612Related to: Possible site of Early Saxon cemetery (Monument)

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