Record Details

NHER Number:4735
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Possible Bronze Age human remains


A human lower jaw bone was found in Borough Fen by a mechanical dredger. It may date to the Bronze Age.

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Grid Reference:TL 745 992
Map Sheet:TL79NW

Full description

18 February 1956. Uncovered by mechanical dredger. 0.8km (1/2 mile) east of My Lord's Wood at Borough Fen in peat.
Human skull with lower jaw missing.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

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

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Serial: 1956. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin of Archaeological Discoveries. No 3. p 3.
---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. Foulden.

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