Monument record IPS 253 - Foxs Heath, Ransomes Europark, (IAS 9120).

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Summary

Features and finds located & described during watching brief on construction of new industrial unit.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 2045 4136 (39m by 47m)
Map sheet TM24SW
Civil Parish IPSWICH, IPSWICH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

1992: Features and finds located & described during watching brief on construction of new industrial unit. Site stripped to natural. Two small pits (0002 & 0003) with dark brown, charcoal rich, loamy fill. Pit 0002 contained 5 flint-gritted sherds (including 1 rim and 1 base), all rusticated except base, of beaker type, possibly all from one vessel, and burnt flints and 1 burnt quartzite fragment. Also two small scoops with charcoal flecks and a few heavily burnt flints. Unstratified material from close to the pits included 1 sand and grog tempered body sherd of comb-stamped beaker pottery. No other finds or features noted from rest of site. See (S1) for details.

For further contemporary(?) finds nearby, see IPS 024, 027, 031, 239, 244 & 252.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Newman J. 1992. SAU, Newman J, site report, IAS 9120, January 1992, map.. SAU, Newman J, site report, IAS 9120, January 1992, map.
  • <S2> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Finds Report. SAU, Martin E, finds report, IAS 9120, June 1992.

Finds (3)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Jan 13 2020 2:55PM

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