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An early Anglo-Saxon burial, off Pottergate Road, Wellingore



Reference Name MLI83898

Name:
An early Anglo-Saxon burial, off Pottergate Road, Wellingore

Summary:
An early Anglo-Saxon burial, off Pottergate Road, Wellingore

Location:
WELLINGORE, NORTH KESTEVEN, LINCOLNSHIRE

Description:
PRN 62628
During metal detecting in 2002, several Saxon finds and some fragments of human bone were recovered. In response to these finds and to satisfy the Coroner's request, a trial trench was excavated in the area of the presumed burial. A partial crouched inhumation was revealed, along with several more finds. The finds assemblage comprised two annular brooches, a copper alloy terret ring, a great square-headed brooch dated to the second half of the sixth century, a sherd of early to mid Saxon pottery, and several amber beads and copper alloy tubes thought to form a bracelet as they were found by the wrist of the burial. The burial was of a probable female of circa twenty-three years of age at death. Copper alloy staining on the bones indicated that the brooches had been placed at the shoulders and by the head. {1}{2}

Sources:
1 Intervention Report: City and County Museum. Sept 2002. Land off Pottergate Road, Wellingore. WEL02
2 Excavation archive: City and County Museum. Sept 2002. Land off Pottergate Road, Wellingore. LCNCC 2002.425

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