Record Details

NHER Number:6907
Type of record:Monument
Name:Roman cremation urns


Two Roman cremation urns and their contents were unearthed in 1826.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 3001 3071
Map Sheet:TG33SW

Full description

Two burial urns found 1826 probably north of Bacton Wood Mill. On ascent of hill within four rods of River Ant with usual mortuary contents.
See (S1), (S2).
"?British remains" recorded in (S3) not checked.
R.R. Clarke (NCM).
(S4) calls this Roman.

Monument Types

  • CREMATION (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • HUMAN REMAINS (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---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. Bacton.
<S1>Monograph: 1901. The Victoria History of Norfolk. The Victoria History of the Counties of England. Vol 1. p 316.
<S2>Article in Serial: 1852. Appendix. Extracts from the Proceedings of the Committee. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol III pp 415-427. p 427.
<S3>Article in Serial: 1885-6. [unknown]. East Anglian N. S.. Vol I, p 89. p 89.
<S4>Publication: 1834. Woodward correspondence. p.74.

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