|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Iron Age burials|
Two Iron Age burials, together with Iron Age pottery fragments, worked flints and animal bones, were found during road widening works in 1956. One was of a female, the other of an infant.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TL 9770 8781|
|Parish:||ROUDHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK|
27 July 1956. Found during road widening 26 July 1956. Excavation NCM.
Two Iron Age A burials. Fragmentary female skeleton and child found in grave 1.5m (5 feet) long (head to west) 1.2m to 1.5m (4 feet to 4 feet 9 inches) below modern surface.
Infilling contained two fragments of Iron Age A pottery, flint flakes, charcoal and animal bones. One arm raised to head, knees bent.
Press cuttings (S1), (S2) and report on human remains (S3) in file.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).
- INHUMATION (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
- FLAKE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
- ANIMAL REMAINS (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
- HUMAN REMAINS (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
- POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Serial: 1956. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries. No 3. p 4. |
|---||Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TL 98 NE 27. |
|---||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 - Iron Age. Roudham. |
|---||Article in Serial: Clarke, R. R. 1957. Other Archaeological Excavations 1956. Norfolk Research Committee Bulletin. Series 1 No 9 (for 1956) p 2. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary File. |
|<S1>||Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1956. Iron Age skeleton found at Roudham. 31 July. |
|<S2>||Newspaper Article: The Times. 1956. Iron Age skeleton found in Norfolk. 1 August. |
|<S3>||Unpublished Document: Wells, C. P. B.. An Iron Age Inhumation from Roudham, Norfolk. |
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