Monument record IPS 239 - Foxs Heath, Ipswich, (IAS 9119).

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Summary

November 1990: Watching brief on area being stripped of topsoil for new hotel development, adjacent to by-pass and Ransomes Industrial Park.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 2025 4129 (132m by 132m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM24SW
Civil Parish IPSWICH, IPSWICH, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (2)

Full Description

November 1990: Watching brief on area being stripped of topsoil for new hotel development, adjacent to by-pass and Ransomes Industrial Park. Over West half of site, five or six small pits or scoops noted, circa 0.2m deep into natural, filled with much charcoal and burnt sand, also a few heavily burnt flints, charcoal fragments in pits/scoops still quite solid, but no definite dating evidence (Prehistoric). Stray finds from site - 1 small Prehistoric sherd (Iron Age?), 1 scraper, few flakes, few heavily burnt flints. Also a few small Post Medieval pits with brick & claypipe stem fragments, (S1).

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Newman J. 1990. SAU, Newman J, site report, IAS 9119, November 1990, map. SAU, Newman J, site report, IAS 9119, November 1990, map.

Finds (5)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Jan 13 2020 2:18PM

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