Record Details

NHER Number:34486
Type of record:Monument
Name:Probable Beaker inhumation


A complete Beaker pot was found during grave digging at Sheringham Cemetery. As it was found intact it is probable that it came from a Beaker period inhumation.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 1465 4295
Map Sheet:TG14SW

Full description

1993 or before. Sheringham Cemetery. Found in digging grave in cemetery extension at 1.8m (6 feet) deep.
East Anglian type Beaker (see description in file) 'full of soil'.
Found intact; H. Bamford suggests it is evidence of an inhumation.
Reported to NCM, March 1993.
E. Rose (NLA), 24 May 1999.

Monument Types

  • INHUMATION (Beaker - 2300 BC to 1700 BC)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Beaker - 2300 BC to 1700 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Illustration: [Unknown]. 1993. Sketch of a Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age Beaker pottery vessel. Paper. 1:1.

Related records - none

Find out more...

Norfolk County Council logo Heritage Lottery Fund logo

Powered by HBSMR-web and the HBSMR Gateway from exeGesIS SDM Ltd, and mojoPortal CMS
© 2007 - 2024 Norfolk Historic Environment Service