Monument record IPS 726 - Greyfriars (Franciscan) Friary, Ipswich, SPECULATIVE.

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Medieval Friary.


Grid reference Centred TM 1610 4423 (252m by 287m)
Map sheet TM14SE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Franciscan Grey friars) Friary established circa 1290 ( 1236?) and disolved 1538-39. Evidence has been found at IPS 264 Precinct wall (S1) and cemetery (S2), IPS 720 further inhumations (S2, S3) from the cemetery found at IPS 264 and two inhumations at IPS 580 (S4).

[letter, number] refers to mentions in the Suffolk Council Archaeological Service Ipswich Documentary Card index, (S7)
Mentioned. 1278.

Sources/Archives (7)

  • --- Index: Suffolk County Council Archaeologcial Service. Ipswich Documentary Card index.
  • <S1> Unpublished document: Wade, K. 2014. Ipswich Archive Summaries: Franciscan Way..
  • <S2> Unpublished document: Sommers M. 2004. Archaeological Excavation Report, Wolesey Street/Franciscan Way, Ipswich.
  • <S3> Article in serial: Martin, E.A., Pendleton, C. & Plouviez, J.. 1991. Archaeology in Suffolk 1990. XXXVII (3).
  • <S4> Article in serial: Owles, E. J. and N. Smedley. 1964. Archaeology in Suffolk, 1964. XXX.1, pp. 116–123..
  • <S5> Cartographic materials: Ogilby John. 1674. Map of Ipswich.
  • <S6> Cartographic materials: Pennington, J.. 1778. A Map of the town of Ipswich.

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Nov 22 2018 2:50PM

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