Find Spot record IPS 232 - St. Nicholas Church Hall, Churchgate House, Cutler Street, Ipswich (IAS 5104).

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Summary

Saxon pottery and other material recovered during watching brief from mechanically excavated stanchion holes in circa 2m depth of made ground.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 1620 4426 (16m by 28m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM14SE
Civil Parish IPSWICH, IPSWICH, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

1990: Saxon pottery and other material recovered during watching brief from mechanically excavated stanchion holes in circa 2m depth of made ground. Numerous pits/wells encountered, most archaeological deposits removed prior to development. Pottery included 300g Ipswich ware, 420g Thetford type ware (includes two half pots). Also St Neots ware , Medieval Coarseware, Late Medieval Glazed Ware and Post-Medieval pot (S1-S3).

Also one stave built well lining mechanically recovered from a deep hole (circa 4m from modern ground level) - definitely a re-used barrel, date probably Mid/Late Saxon. Dendrochronology being done by Sheffield University.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Newman J. 1990. SAU, Newman J, site report, IPS 232/IAS 5104, April 1990. SAU, Newman J, site report, IPS 232/IAS 5104, April 1990.
  • <S2> Index: Suffolk Archaeology Unit. 1974. SAU index card and Archive. IAS 5104.
  • <S3> Index: Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service. 1974. Ipswich Archaeological Survey Card Index (digital version).. IAS 5104.

Finds (8)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Sep 28 2016 11:05AM

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