Thesaurus Term/Concept: CREMATION

Identifier 70028
Class MONUMENT TYPE
Status Preferred
Index? Yes
Scope Note A funeral rite in which the human body is burnt, usually on a pyre, leaving fragmentary charred or completely combusted remains. Often found buried, occasionally in a container associated with grave goods.

Broader Terms/Concepts (1)

Related Terms/Concepts (8)

Narrower Terms/Concepts (1)

Instances/Examples (285)

Context Record
Monument Type MCC7671 Abbey Field (Monument)
Monument Type MCC7687 Abbey Field (Monument)
Monument Type MCC7647 Area of Royal Grammar School, Colchester (Monument)
Monument Type MCC5468 Birch Pit western extension, Maldon Road, Colchester (Monument)
Monument Type MCC1929 Bronze Age Bucket Urn & Iron Spearhead, Abbey Field, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC7286 Bronze Age cemetery, Chitts Hill, West Bergholt (Monument)
Monument Type MCC1923 Bronze Age cremation, Middleborough, Colchester, 1889 (Element)
Monument Type MCC1924 Bronze Age cremation, Middleborough, Colchester, 1889 (Element)
Monument Type MCC1925 Bronze Age cremation, Middleborough, Colchester, 1889 (Element)
Monument Type MCC1926 Bronze Age cremation, Middleborough, Colchester, 1889 (Element)
Monument Type MCC1927 Bronze Age cremation, Middleborough, Colchester, 1889 (Element)
Monument Type MCC1922 Bronze Age cremation, St Clare Road, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2718 Bronze Age Urn from Union (Find Spot)
Monument Type MCC1930 Bronze Age Urn, Acland Avenue, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC7024 Brook House (Monument)
Monument Type MCC7164 Caulins Field (Monument)
Monument Type MCC8438 Colchester - `The Oaks' (Monument)
Monument Type MCC7954 Colchester - Abbey Fields (Monument)
Monument Type MCC8427 Colchester - Artillery Barracks (Monument)
Monument Type MCC8456 Colchester - Artillery Barracks (Monument)
Monument Type MCC8432 Colchester - Beverley Road (Monument)
Monument Type MCC8442 Colchester - Butt Road - Artillery Barracks (Monument)
Monument Type MCC7966 Colchester - Butt Road (Monument)
Monument Type MCC8453 Colchester - Butt Road (Monument)
Monument Type MCC8439 Colchester - Constantine Road (Monument)
Monument Type MCC8345 Colchester - Grammar School, east of (Monument)
Monument Type MCC8436 Colchester - junction of Creffield ROad and Beverley Road (Monument)
Monument Type MCC8454 Colchester - Le Cateau Road - Artillery Barracks (Monument)
Monument Type MCC7946 Colchester - North Bridge (Monument)
Monument Type MCC8340 Colchester - North Cemetery (Monument)
Monument Type MCC8430 Colchester - Oaks Drive (Monument)
Monument Type MCC8344 Colchester - Oxford Road - Essex Hospital (Monument)
Monument Type MCC8469 Colchester - Oxford Road? (Monument)
Monument Type MCC8342 Colchester - Priory Street - garden of St Botolph's Vicarage (Monument)
Monument Type MCC7948 Colchester - Priory Street (Monument)
Monument Type MCC8437 Colchester - Royal Grammar School (Monument)
Monument Type MCC7936 Colchester - St Mary's Hospital (Monument)
Monument Type MCC8350 Colchester - The Avenue (Monument)
Monument Type MCC8351 Colchester - The Avenue (Monument)
Monument Type MCC8521 Colchester - The Avenue, 15-17 (Monument)
Monument Type MCC8426 Colchester - the Union Cemetery (Monument)
Monument Type MCC8440 Colchester - Wellesley Road (Monument)
Monument Type MCC8423 Colchester - West Lodge (Monument)
Monument Type MCC8353 Colchester - West Lodge Road (Monument)
Monument Type MCC8434 Colchester - West Lodge Road (Monument)
Monument Type MCC8352 Colchester (Monument)
Monument Type MCC8354 Colchester (Monument)
Monument Type MCC8435 Colchester (Monument)
Monument Type MCC8451 Colchester (Monument)
Monument Type MCC8452 Colchester (Monument)
Monument Type MCC8433 Colchester -Creffield Road (Monument)
Monument Type MCC8095 Colchester-Stanway gravel pits (Monument)
Monument Type MCC8069 Colchester-Vint Cresent-9 and 10 (Monument)
Monument Type MCC2743 Cremation recorded in 1925 (Element Group)
Monument Type MCC2744 Cremation recorded in 1925 (Element Group)
Monument Type MCC2745 Cremation recorded in 1925 (Element Group)
Monument Type MCC2746 Cremation recorded in 1925 (Element Group)
Monument Type MCC2747 Cremation recorded in 1925 (Element Group)
Monument Type MCC2748 Cremation recorded in 1925 (Element Group)
Monument Type MCC2749 Cremation recorded in 1925 (Element Group)
Monument Type MCC2750 Cremation recorded in 1925 (Element Group)
Monument Type MCC2751 Cremation recorded in 1925 (Element Group)
Monument Type MCC2752 Cremation recorded in 1925 (Element Group)
Monument Type MCC2753 Cremation recorded in 1925 (Element Group)
Monument Type MCC2754 Cremation recorded in 1925 (Element Group)
Monument Type MCC2755 Cremation recorded in 1925 (Element Group)
Monument Type MCC2756 Cremation recorded in 1925 (Element Group)
Monument Type MCC2757 Cremation recorded in 1925 (Element Group)
Monument Type MCC2738 Cremation recorded in 1925 (Element)
Monument Type MCC2739 Cremation recorded in 1925 (Element)
Monument Type MCC2740 Cremation recorded in 1925 (Element)
Monument Type MCC2741 Cremation recorded in 1925 (Element)
Monument Type MCC2742 Cremation recorded in 1925 (Element)
Monument Type MCC2758 Cremation recorded in 1925 (Element)
Monument Type MCC2759 Cremation recorded in 1925 (Element)
Monument Type MCC8610 Early Anglo-Saxon Cremation, Meanee Barracks, Colchester (Monument)
Monument Type MCC2939 Early Iron Age cremation (Element)
Monument Type MCC2940 Early Iron Age cremation (Element)
Monument Type MCC8227 East Mersea-field opposite 'Royalties' (Monument)
Monument Type MCC9071 East of Dedham (Monument)
Monument Type MCC6924 East of Pound Farm (Monument)
Monument Type MCC1907 Iron Age cremation burial, Lexden Grange, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1936 Iron Age cremation burial, Abbey Field, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1855 Iron Age cremation burial, Lexden Grange, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1970 Iron Age cremation burial, Lexden Grange, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1908 Iron Age cremation burial?, Lexden Grange, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1971 Iron Age cremation, Lexden Grange, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1967 Iron Age or Claudian cremation burial, Colchester Institute, Sheepen Road, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC9077 Jupes Hill Farm (Monument)
Monument Type MCC8263 Late Iron Age burial, Fairhaven Avenue, West Mersea (Monument)
Monument Type MCC2933 Late Iron Age cremation burial (Element)
Monument Type MCC10129 Late Iron Age pit, 7 St Clare Road, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2513 Late Iron Age/Early Roman cremation burial, St Clare Road, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC5660 Layer-de-la-Haye Treatment Works, Colchester, Essex (Monument)
Monument Type MCC7528 Lexden - Rectory (Monument)
Monument Type MCC7525 Lexden Cemetery (Monument)
Monument Type MCC7527 Lexden Cemetery (Monument)
Monument Type MCC7529 Lexden Grange (Monument)
Monument Type MCC8431 Lexden Road and Crouch Street, Colchester (Monument)
Monument Type MCC7524 Lexden Tumulus Iron Age Barrow and associated cemetery area (Monument)
Monument Type MCC6928 Mersea Mount, West Mersea (Monument)
Monument Type MCC6943 Messing (Monument)
Monument Type MCC7649 Near Beverley Road (Monument)
Monument Type MCC7652 Near Beverley Road (Monument)
Monument Type MCC7058 Near Station area (Monument)
Monument Type MCC7690 North of Castle (Monument)
Monument Type MCC8482 Osborne House, Colchester (Monument)
Monument Type MCC10125 Pits [7], [9] and [11], southwest of Butcher's Wood, Stanway (Element Group)
Monument Type MCC2957 Possible Roman cremation burial (Element)
Monument Type MCC2958 Possible Roman cremation burial (Element)
Monument Type MCC2910 Possible Roman cremation burials, north of Gosbecks, Colchester (Element Group)
Monument Type MCC2995 Possible Roman inhumation burial, Area C2X, Garrison Urban Village, Colchester (Element Group)
Monument Type MCC5466 Prehistoric evidence from the Colchester Garrison Project, Colchester (Monument)
Monument Type MCC3017 Roman ?burials, Colchester High School, 17 Wellesley Road, Colchester (Element Group)
Monument Type MCC2993 Roman cremation (Element)
Monument Type MCC2950 Roman cremation burial (Element)
Monument Type MCC2955 Roman cremation burial (Element)
Monument Type MCC2956 Roman cremation burial (Element)
Monument Type MCC2960 Roman cremation burial (Element)
Monument Type MCC2961 Roman cremation burial (Element)
Monument Type MCC2962 Roman cremation burial (Element)
Monument Type MCC2963 Roman cremation burial (Element)
Monument Type MCC2964 Roman cremation burial (Element)
Monument Type MCC2965 Roman cremation burial (Element)
Monument Type MCC2966 Roman cremation burial (Element)
Monument Type MCC2502 Roman cremation burial group, Beverley Road, Colchester (Element Group)
Monument Type MCC2509 Roman cremation burial group, Hightrees, St Clare Road, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1864 Roman cremation burial, 10 Alexandra Road, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1906 Roman cremation burial, 11 Mersea Road, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1766 Roman cremation burial, 12 St John's Street, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2320 Roman cremation burial, 15-17 The Avenue, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2321 Roman cremation burial, 15-17 The Avenue, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1902 Roman cremation burial, 22 Mercer Way, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1823 Roman cremation burial, 22 St Clare Road, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1507 Roman cremation burial, 23 Wellesley Road, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1768 Roman cremation burial, 24 Lexden Road, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2662 Roman cremation burial, 26 West Lodge Road, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1911 Roman cremation burial, 3 Lexden Road, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1912 Roman cremation burial, 3 Lexden Road, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1546 Roman cremation burial, 79 Maldon Road, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1905 Roman cremation burial, 9 Lexden Road, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1463 Roman cremation burial, Abbey Field, near Camp Post Office, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2503 Roman cremation burial, Acland Avenue, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC3012 Roman cremation burial, Area C2, Garrison Urban Village, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2501 Roman cremation burial, Beaconsfield Avenue, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2497 Roman cremation burial, Beaconsfield Road, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2138 Roman cremation burial, Beverley Road, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2499 Roman cremation burial, Beverley Road, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1557 Roman cremation burial, Beverly Road, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2518 Roman cremation burial, Blatch's Square, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1480 Roman cremation burial, Borough Engineer's East Bay dump, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1450 Roman cremation burial, Cambridge Road, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1889 Roman cremation burial, Chapel Street, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1884 Roman cremation burial, Colchester Cemetery, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1885 Roman cremation burial, Colchester Cemetery, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1886 Roman cremation burial, Colchester Cemetery, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1887 Roman cremation burial, Colchester Cemetery, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1879 Roman cremation burial, Colchester Cemetery, Mersea Road, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2764 Roman cremation burial, Colchester Garrsion PFI site (Site J), Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1895 Roman cremation burial, Colchester North Station, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2792 Roman cremation burial, Colchester Royal Grammar School, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2793 Roman cremation burial, Colchester Royal Grammar School, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2794 Roman cremation burial, Colchester Royal Grammar School, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2795 Roman cremation burial, Colchester Royal Grammar School, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2796 Roman cremation burial, Colchester Royal Grammar School, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2797 Roman cremation burial, Colchester Royal Grammar School, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2131 Roman cremation burial, Cowdray Avenue, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1497 Roman cremation burial, Creffield Road, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1501 Roman cremation burial, Creffield Road, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2494 Roman cremation burial, Creffield Road, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2512 Roman cremation burial, East side of St Clare Road, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1514 Roman cremation burial, Errington Lodge, Lexden Road, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1516 Roman cremation burial, Errington Lodge, Lexden Road, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2498 Roman cremation burial, Essex County Hospital, Lexden Road, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1866 Roman cremation burial, Essex Street, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2495 Roman cremation burial, Everett's Brickyard, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2500 Roman cremation burial, Grave Group No 357, Creffield Road, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1503 Roman cremation burial, Gurney Benham House, Lexden Road, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2514 Roman cremation burial, Honeywood Road, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2472 Roman cremation burial, Kirkee McMunn Barracks, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2437 Roman cremation burial, Le Cateau Barracks, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1972 Roman cremation burial, Lexden Grange, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1418 Roman cremation burial, Lexden Road, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1419 Roman cremation burial, Lexden Road, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1496 Roman cremation burial, Lexden Road, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1521 Roman cremation burial, Maidenburgh Street, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1486 Roman cremation burial, Mersea Road, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1487 Roman cremation burial, Mersea Road, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1502 Roman cremation burial, Mersea Road, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2454 Roman cremation burial, Mill Place, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC8429 Roman cremation burial, NE corner of Buntings Ground, Colchester (Monument)
Monument Type MCC1965 Roman cremation burial, near Technical School, Sheepen Road, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1966 Roman cremation burial, near Technical School, Sheepen Road, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1896 Roman cremation burial, North Bridge, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2526 Roman cremation burial, north of Castle Park, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2907 Roman cremation burial, north of Gosbecks, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2908 Roman cremation burial, north of Gosbecks, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2909 Roman cremation burial, north of Gosbecks, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1081 Roman cremation burial, Nurses Home, Oxford Road, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1460 Roman cremation burial, Osborne House, Walsingham Road, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1461 Roman cremation burial, Osborne House, Walsingham Road, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1462 Roman cremation burial, Osborne House, Walsingham Road, olchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2511 Roman cremation burial, Park Road, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2325 Roman cremation burial, Queens Road, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2326 Roman cremation burial, Queens Road, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2327 Roman cremation burial, Queens Road, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2515 Roman cremation burial, Serpentine Walk, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2516 Roman cremation burial, Serpentine Walk, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2188 Roman cremation burial, Sheepen Grave Group 302, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2186 Roman cremation burial, Sheepen Grave Group 320, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2187 Roman cremation burial, Sheepen Grave Group 549, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2189 Roman cremation burial, Sheepen Grave Group 550, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2191 Roman cremation burial, Sheepen Grave Group 553, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2185 Roman cremation burial, Sheepen Grave Group 555, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2184 Roman cremation burial, Sheepen Grave Group 557, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1481 Roman cremation burial, St Botolph's Vicarage, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1483 Roman cremation burial, St Botolph's Vicarage, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1484 Roman cremation burial, St Botolph's Vicarage, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1485 Roman cremation burial, St Botolph's Vicarage, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1789 Roman cremation burial, St Clare Road, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2506 Roman cremation burial, St Clare Road, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2507 Roman cremation burial, St Clare Road, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2520 Roman cremation burial, St Clare Road, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1871 Roman cremation burial, St John's Green Primary School, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2519 Roman cremation burial, The Avenue, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1504 Roman cremation burial, The Oaks, Lexden Road, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1411 Roman cremation burial, Turner Rise, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2308 Roman cremation burial, Vint Crescent, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2309 Roman cremation burial, Vint Crescent, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2310 Roman cremation burial, Vint Crescent, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2311 Roman cremation burial, Vint Crescent, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2312 Roman cremation burial, Vint Crescent, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2313 Roman cremation burial, Vint Crescent, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2314 Roman cremation burial, Vint Crescent, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2315 Roman cremation burial, Vint Crescent, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2316 Roman cremation burial, Vint Crescent, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2317 Roman cremation burial, Vint Crescent, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2521 Roman cremation burial, Wellesley Road, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2522 Roman cremation burial, Wellesley Road, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC466 Roman cremation burial?, 42 Crouch Street, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1510 Roman cremation burials, Abbey Field, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2760 Roman cremation burials, Garrison Sports Field, Abbey Field, Colchester (Element Group)
Monument Type MCC2761 Roman cremation burials, Garrison Sports Field, Abbey Field, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2814 Roman cremation burials, Handford Place, 1 Queens Road, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC2135 Roman cremation urn and bottle, north end of The Avenue, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1363 Roman cremation urn, 3 Queens Road, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1362 Roman cremation urn, 8 Queens Road, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1370 Roman cremation urn, Artillery Barracks, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1373 Roman cremation urn, Artillery Barracks, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1374 Roman cremation urn, Artillery Folley, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1844 Roman cremation urn, Beverley Road, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1407 Roman cremation urn, Britannia Works, St Botolph's Street, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1353 Roman cremation urn, Buntings Ground, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1371 Roman cremation urn, entrance to the Artillery Barracks, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1413 Roman cremation urn, near St Mary's Terrace, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1429 Roman cremation urn, Sabraon Barracks, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1410 Roman cremation urn, Serpentine Walk, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1455 Roman cremation urn, St John Street, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1457 Roman cremation urn, St Johns Terrace, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1458 Roman cremation urn, St Johns Terrace, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1459 Roman cremation urn, St Johns Terrace, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1390 Roman cremation urns, Artillery Barracks, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1391 Roman cremation urns, Artillery Barracks, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1365 Roman cremation urns, near Colchester Grammar School, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1827 Roman cremation, 20 St Clare Road, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1861 Roman cremation, 24 High Street, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1359 Roman cremation, Altnacealgach House, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1505 Roman cremation, Maldon Road, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC1358 Roman cremations, found near Queens Road, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC7688 Roman graves, Abbey Field, Colchester (Monument)
Monument Type MCC7689 Roman graves, Abbey Field, Colchester (Monument)
Monument Type MCC2994 Roman inhumation burial, Area C2X, Garrison Urban Village, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC8447 Roman lead coffin, rear of Salvation Army Barracks, Colchester (Monument)
Monument Type MCC8786 Roman tomb off Beach Road, West Mersea (Monument)
Monument Type MCC2505 Roman? burial, St Clare Road, Colchester (Element)
Monument Type MCC7491 Sheepen - cemetery (Monument)
Monument Type MCC7505 Sheepen (Monument)
Monument Type MCC7147 South of Crabb's Farm (Monument)
Monument Type MCC8425 South of Sheepen Farm Scheduled area (Monument)
Monument Type MCC8424 south part of Sheepen Farm - site of pre Roman settlement (Monument)
Monument Type MCC8937 Sussex Road (Monument)
Monument Type MCC4940 Turner Rise, Colchester: Former British Rail Car Park Site. (Monument)
Monument Type MCC2640 Urn, Meanee Barracks (Element)
Monument Type MCC8579 Vint Crescent, 9-10 (Monument)
Monument Type MCC7156 Wormingford Hall (Monument)