Monument details

HER Number:2958
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Partial Saxon Skulls found in Marbury Mere

Summary

Fragments of an adult human skull were recovered from Marbury Mere by an Angler in March 1998. Part of a child’s skull and some associated animal bone were also recovered in the subsequent police search of the Mere. Further archaeological assessment of the remains concluded that they were broadly Saxon.


Parish:MARBURY CUM QUOISLEY, CREWE AND NANTWICH, CHESHIRE EAST

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (AD 7TH CENTURY to AD 8TH CENTURY - 600 AD to 799 AD) + Sci.Date



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