Site Event/Activity record ESF14719 - Excavation, Elm Street, Ipswich, (IAS 3902).

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Location Elm Street, Ipswich
Grid reference Centred TM 1596 4450 (55m by 58m)
Map sheet TM14SE





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Site ref: IAS 3902 HER ref: IPS 053 CIMS Accession No: IPSMG:R.2009.40 NGR: TM15954451 Extent: 485 sq m (of which 44sq m was monitored contractor trench) Circumstances of Excavation The area to be redeveloped was covered with buildings, owned by Ipswich Borough Council, which were to be demolished to make way for a new Magistrates’ Court for Suffolk County Council. The site straddled the known western course of the town defences, providing an opportunity to examine the sequence of construction and compare it with that recorded on the eastern side of the town at Shirehall Yard in 1959.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • --- Unpublished document: Wade, K. 2013. Ipswich Archive Site Summaries: Elm Street.
  • --- Article in monograph: Loader, T and C, Scull. 2009. Early Medieval Burials from Elm Street and Foundation Street, Ipswich..
  • --- Article in serial: Owles, E. J.. 1975. Archaeology in Suffolk, 1975. XXXIII.3, pp. 322–328..

Related Monuments/Buildings (19)

  • Building 0038/0039 (Ipswich UAD child record)
  • Building 0151 (Ipswich UAD child record)
  • Building A (0505) (Ipswich UAD child record)
  • Ditch 0064 (Ipswich UAD child record)
  • Ditch 0171 (Ipswich UAD child record)
  • Ditch 0172 (Ipswich UAD child record)
  • Ditch 0308 (Ipswich UAD child record)
  • Ditch 0465 (Ipswich UAD child record)
  • Ditch 0469 (Ipswich UAD child record)
  • Ditch 0503 (Ipswich UAD child record)
  • Elm Street, Ipswich, (IAS 3902). (Monument)
  • Fence 0510 (Ipswich UAD child record)
  • Fence 0511 (Ipswich UAD child record)
  • Fence 0513 (Ipswich UAD child record)
  • Structure (Ipswich UAD child record)
  • Well 0002 (Ipswich UAD child record)
  • Well 0077 (Ipswich UAD child record)
  • Well 0105 (Ipswich UAD child record)
  • Well 0176 (Ipswich UAD child record)

Record last edited

Apr 26 2017 9:39AM

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