Monument record IPS 475 - WWII air raid shelter, Christchurch Park, Ipswich.

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A watching brief on groundworks revealed the remains of a probable air raid shelter.


Grid reference TM 1661 4492 (point)
Map sheet TM14SE


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

A watching brief was undertaken on groundworks associated with the restoration of Christchurch Park. The remains of a probable air raid shelter were encountered, comprising a stairway running east away from the Mansion to a depth of at least 1.6m, and the remains of a separate room of similar construction which had been collapsed inwards (S1).

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Wessex Archaeology. 2008. Christchurch Park Restoration Project, Ipswich, Suffolk. Archaeological Watching Brief.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Jun 18 2018 9:45AM

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