Record Details

NHER Number:2546
Type of record:Monument
Name:Neolithic or Bronze Age skeleton


A human skeleton was found beneath the peat in 1932. This has been interpreted as Neolithic or Bronze Age.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TL 6855 9652
Map Sheet:TL69NE

Full description

1932. Southwest of Catsholme House in Methwold Severals.
A skeleton ? Neolithic.
[1] found beneath peat.
Seen 1935, skull preserved.
R.R.Clarke (NCM).

Doubtful Neolithic, probably Bronze Age.
R.R. Clarke (NCM).

Monument Types

  • INHUMATION (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • INHUMATION (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Associated Finds

  • HUMAN REMAINS (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)
  • HUMAN REMAINS (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. TL 69 NE 2.
---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 - Bronze Age. Methwold.

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