Record Details

NHER Number:1126
Type of record:Monument
Name:Roman cist burial


A Roman cist burial was found during agricultural operations in 1970.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 7765 0125
Map Sheet:TF70SE

Full description

1970. Found during agricultural operations.
Roman cist burial with lead coffin.
See (S1).
D. Edwards (NAU), 1975.

This is probably the lead coffin listed in (S2) as haven been found in Cockley Cley in 1970. This reference is noted on (S3).
H. Mellor (HES), 23 March 2016.

Monument Types

  • CIST (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • INHUMATION (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COFFIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • HUMAN REMAINS (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • NAIL (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TF7701 G-L.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1970. Roman coffin unearthed. 4 September.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Roman. Gooderstone.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Slide: Various. Slide.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Edwards, D.. 1972. Notes on a Cist Burial in the Parish of Gooderstone, Norfolk.. 30 July.
<S2>Serial: 1970. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries for 1970. No 17. p 5.
<S3>Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 70 SE 13.

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