Monument record IPS 323 - 15-17 Tacket Street, (Wingfield House), Ipswich, (IAS 3410).

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Archaeological investigation located pits and post holes and coin of Alfred.


Grid reference Centred TM 16558 44439 (9m by 13m)
Map sheet TM14SE


Type and Period (11)

Full Description

1980-1981: Area of 60m square excavated, 15m North of the street frontage. Pits and post hole of Middle Saxon date and a coin of Alfred (871-899)(S1). A continuous sequence of occupation was revealed, from the Middle Saxon period onwards. One pit, with characteristic Ipswich/Thetford ware changeover group of pottery, was associated with a coin of King Alfred. (S2)

See also (S3, S4).

Sources/Archives (6)

  • --- Unpublished document: R. L. Otlet. IAS 3410: Summary of Documentation Relating to Radiocarbon Dating (archive catalogue item R4).
  • --- Index: IPSMG. 2009. Ipswich Museum renumbered Ipswich archive. R.2009.49.
  • <S1> Index: Suffolk Archaeology Unit. 1974. SAU index card and Archive. IAS 3410.
  • <S3> Article in serial: Martin, E.A., Plouviez, J. & Ross, H.. 1983. Archaeology in Suffolk 1982. XXXV (3).
  • <S3> Unpublished document: Wade, K.. 2013. Ipswich Archive Site Summaries: Tacket Street.
  • <S4> Index: Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service. 1974. Ipswich Archaeological Survey Card Index (digital version).. IAS 3419.

Finds (3)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

May 18 2017 9:37AM

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