|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Bronze Age pottery finds|
Fragments of Middle Bronze Age pottery, probably cremation urns, were found in 1947.
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|Grid Reference:||TF 9278 4294|
|Parish:||WELLS NEXT THE SEA, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
1947. Stray Find.
Leicester Lime Works at depth of just over a metre (3 feet 6 inches); site removed by grab -floor of pit now 20 feet [6m] below.
Rim of Middle Bronze Age overhanging rim urn and fragments of two other pots; no calcined bones reported but probably burials.
Sherds donated to Norwich Castle Museum (NWHCM : 1952.113). See drawings (S1) and annotated sketches (S2) and (S3).
Information from (S4).
The "overhanging rim" sherd is from a Bronze Age Collared Urn and is described and figured in (S5).
Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 21 February 2018.
- FINDSPOT (Saxon - 410 AD to 1065 AD)
- POT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 94 SW 2. |
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary File. |
|<S1>||Illustration: [Unknown]. [Unknown]. Drawing of Bronze Age pottery sherds (including Collared Urn). Paper. 1:1. |
|<S2>||Illustration: [Unknown]. [Unknown]. Annotated sketches of Bronze Age pottery sherds (including Collared Urn). Paper. 1:1. |
|<S3>||Illustration: [Unknown]. [Unknown]. Annotated sketches of Bronze Age pottery sherds. Paper. 1:1. |
|<S4>||Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Wells. |
|<S5>||Publication: Longworth, I. H. 1984. Collared Urns: Of the Bronze Age in Great Britain and Ireland. p 230; No 976. |
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