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Middle Bronze Age Cremation Burials at Horstead Water Tower, Norfolk

Clarke, Graeme (2021) Middle Bronze Age Cremation Burials at Horstead Water Tower, Norfolk. [Client Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Between 6th and 23rd July 2020, Oxford Archaeology East was commissioned by Anglian Water to conduct archaeological monitoring at Anglian Water Scheme WAT-07156. This work took the form of a Strip, Map and Sample excavation at the site of a proposed permanent compound at Horstead Water Tower, Norfolk. These works revealed a group of three urned and three unurned cremation burials pits of Middle Bronze Age date in the western part of the excavated area. This funerary site is a significant addition to the growing corpus of Early Bronze Age cremation sites coming to light in Norfolk as a result of development work.

Item Type:Client Report
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Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Norfolk
Period > UK Periods > Bronze Age 2500 - 700 BC
Period > UK Periods > Bronze Age 2500 - 700 BC > Middle Bronze Age 1600 - 1,000 BC
Period > UK Periods > Modern 1901 - present
ID Code:5920
Deposited By: Hamilton
Deposited On:28 Jan 2021 09:01
Last Modified:28 Jan 2021 09:01

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