Anglo-Saxon cemetery in Worthy Park

Hampshire

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Cremation Cemetery
Early Medieval

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council

Hampshire County Council

District Council

Winchester City Council

Parish

Itchen Valley

Parliamentary Constituency

Winchester

Grid Reference

SE500500 (449950, 132890)

WGS84 Coordinates

51.0926, -1.28666

Nearest Postcode

SO21 1DT

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Notes

Early Saxon cremation and inhumation cemetery recorded at Worthy Park, Kings Worthy. The cemetery comprises 94 inhumations and 46 cremations. The majority of the inhumations were accompanied by grave goods which included beads, brooches, buckles, knives, latchlifters, pursemounts, rings, shield bosses, spearheads and tweezers. Wood stains indicating traces of either coffins or wooden lining were recorded in eight of the graves. All the cremations were placed in urns. A number also had grave goods including miniature toilet implements.

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