Site Event/Activity record ESF24889 - Deposit, County Hall, Ipswich, (IAS 6701).

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Location County Hall, St Helen's Street, Ipswich.
Grid reference TM 1679 4450 (point)
Map sheet TM14SE



Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service


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Trenched evaluation in advance of residential development to rear of County Hall building revealed evidence for Saxon activity in an area fronting onto Bond Street at a depth of 0.6m below present ground surface. Remainder of evaluated area heavily disturbed by later construction. Project status: Complete Yes, Validated Yes Previous/Future Work: Previous Yes, Future Yes Associated Identifiers: HER event no. IPS382 Planning Application No. IP/05/00641/FUL NMR No. 1461549 Project Type: Field evaluation Development Type: Urban residential (e.g. flats, houses, etc.) Methods and Techniques: Sample Trenches Position in the Planning Process: After full determination (eg. As a condition) Reason for Investigation: Direction from Local Planning Authority - PPG16 Current Land use: Other 15 - Other Monument Type(s)/Period(s): PIT Early Medieval , SURFACE Early Medieval , DITCH Early Medieval Artefact Type(s)/Period(s): POTTERY Early Medieval PROJECT LOCATION Area 800.00 Square metres Grid Reference: TM16794449 Point PROJECT CREATOR(S) Brief originator: Local Authority Archaeologist and/or Planning Authority/advisory body Design originator: Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service, Field Team Director/Manager: John Newman Supervisor: Mark Sommers DIGITAL ARCHIVE Recipient: Suffolk County SMR ID: IPS382 Contents: other Media: Images raster / digital photography, Text PAPER ARCHIVE Recipient: Suffolk County SMR ID: IPS382 Contents: other Media: Correspondence, Notebook - Excavation, Research, General Notes, Report PHYSICAL ARCHIVE Recipient: Suffolk County SMR ID: IPS382 Contents: Ceramics, Human Bones BIBLIOGRAPHY Publication Type: Grey literature (unpublished document/manuscript) Title: Archaeological Evaluation Report: County Hall, Ipswich Author(s)/Editor(s): Sommers, M. Other Bibliographic Details: SCCAS 2007/109 Date: 2007 Issuer/Publisher: SCCAS Place of Issue or Publication: Ipswich Description: printed sheets of A4 paper in card covers with comb binding

Sources/Archives (3)

  • --- Unpublished document: Sommers, M.. 2007. ARCHAEOLOGICAL EVALUATION REPORT COUNTY HALL, IPSWICH SMR ref. IPS 382 (Ipswich SMR ref. IAS 6701).
  • --- Index: Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service. 1974. Ipswich Archaeological Survey Card Index (digital version).. IAS 6701.
  • --- Index: Suffolk Archaeology Unit. 1974. SAU index card and Archive. IAS 6702.

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

  • County Hall, Ipswich, (IAS 6701). (Monument)

Record last edited

Oct 18 2016 9:57AM

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