An area west
of the church, by the vicarage, was the scene of a 1973 discovery of four boat
graves, a horse grave and five cremation graves.
woman had been laid to rest in a 5 metre long boat.
Fragments of her attire
showed that she had been dressed in silk clothes, possibly from China.
wearing an interesting pendant, depicting a woman with a mead horn. The figure
has been interpreted as the fertility goddess Freya.
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