Monument record IPS 289 - Norwich Road/Valley Road, Ipswich, (IAS 7012).

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Large re-used (in 11th-13th Century) fragments of Roman tegula and imbrex tiles and septaria found with Medieval pottery. Possibly a high status site.


Grid reference Centred TM 153 454 (79m by 78m)
Map sheet TM14NE


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

1988: At the junction of Norwich Road and Valley Road some 1500m from 'medieval Ipswich'. Large re-used fragments of Roman tegula and imbrex tiles were found showing a possible high status site of 11th to 13th century date. In association with septaria rubble and Medieval pottery (S1).

Note: - within area of Brookes Hall manorial site - see IPS 636.

See also (S2, S3).

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Newman J. 2000. NORWICH ROAD VALLEY ROAD, IPSWICH 1197/0754/FP: SHELTERED HOUSING FOR THE ELDERLY IPS289/IAS7012 (TM15374542).
  • <S2> Index: Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service. 1974. Ipswich Archaeological Survey Card Index (digital version).. IAS 7012.
  • <S3> Index: Suffolk Archaeology Unit. 1974. SAU index card and Archive. IAS 7012.

Finds (10)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Jun 9 2017 10:44AM

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