Monument record IPS 583 - Haymills Allotments and possible gravel pits, Ipswich.

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Late post-medieval and modern features relating to the use of the site as allotments since the 19th century, Gravel pit field illustrated on 1848 Tithe Map, St Margaret's.


Grid reference Centred TM 1732 4519 (357m by 464m)
Map sheet TM14NE


Type and Period (5)

Full Description

2007: Evaluation revealed a moderate number of features, principally modern rubbish pits and water pipe trenches associated with the use of the site as allotments since the late 19th century, but also including a small number of late 18th/19th century pits. A single sherd of Thetford-type pottery and small quantities of worked flint were also recovered as residual finds from later features (S1).

2017 DBA: Gravel Pit Field illustrated on Tithe Map 1848, St Margaret's. Tithe apportionment states: Landowner: Fonnereau William Charles, Occupier: Masters William, Description: Gravel Pit Field (S2).

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Sparrow, P. and McDonald, T.. Land at Hayhills Allotments, Woodbridge Road, Ipswich, Suffolk. An Archaeological Evaluation.
  • <S2> Map: 1848. Tithe Map and Apportionment, St Margaret's, Ipswich.

Finds (5)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (3)

Record last edited

Aug 3 2017 11:04AM

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