Monument record IPS 334 - 45 Upper Orwell Street, Ipswich, (IAS 3801).

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Extension to Mason's Motor Factors located Saxon and Medieval pottery.


Grid reference Centred TM 16731 44453 (21m by 24m)
Map sheet TM14SE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

1959: During alterations to the premises of Masons Motor Factors, Ipswich ware pottery, including the greater part of a large pot with decoration of grooves and vertical burnishing, a rim with internal flange decorated with square stamps, a peaked lug and one waster, was found 6 1/2 feet down in a pit cut into the natural gravel (S4).

1968: Anglo-Saxon and Medieval. Pottery including Ipswich Ware and Medieval found during building operations (S3).

See also (S5).

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <S1> Index: Suffolk Archaeology Unit. 1974. SAU index card and Archive. IAS 3801.
  • <S2> Index: Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service. 1974. Ipswich Archaeological Survey Card Index (digital version).. IAS 3801.
  • <S3> Article in serial: Owles, E. J. and N. Smedley. 1968. Archaeology in Suffolk, 1968. PSIAH, 1968, XXXI.2, pp. 188–201.. PSIAH, 1968, XXXI.2, pp. 188–201..
  • <S4> Article in serial: Smedley, N. and E. J. Owles. 1959. Archaeology in Suffolk, 1959. XXVIII.2, pp. 161–167.. XXVIII.2, pp. 161–167..
  • <S5> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. 968-47, 959-268.

Finds (6)

Protected Status/Designation

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Record last edited

Jan 17 2017 2:15PM

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