Record Details

NHER Number:2534
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible Bronze Age burial from near Catsholme House


The fragmentary remains of a male skeleton were found by trenching in peat in 1955. There were no associated artefacts with the body, but it has been suggested that it might date to the Bronze Age. A piece of animal bone was also recovered.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TL 6898 9664
Map Sheet:TL69NE

Full description

August 1955. Near Catsholme House while trenching in peat at depth of 1.2m (4 feet).
Fragmentary remains of one human male of Early Bronze Age type, no associated artefacts but a fragment of animal bone.
Report by C.P.B. Wells.
More correct information from W.F. Curtis.
R.R. Clarke (NCM).

Monument Types

  • INHUMATION (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Associated Finds

  • ANIMAL REMAINS (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
  • HUMAN REMAINS (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Serial: 1955. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries. No 2. p 5.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Bronze Age. Methwold.

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