Monument record IPS 559 - Former convent of Jesus and Mary, Woodbridge Road, Ipswich, (IAS 8610).

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Former convent of Jesus and Mary.


Grid reference Centred TM 1763 4498 (122m by 203m)
Map sheet TM14SE


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Former convent of Jesus and Mary.

Nuns burial ground removed c. 1978.

2002: Watching brief on residential development - no finds or features in areas seen.

2003: Burials found in Nuns graveyard. To be removed by specialist firm and reburied.

1973: Also metal detector finds perhaps to 19th century barracks. Also a Shortcross penny.


Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Index: Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service. 1974. Ipswich Archaeological Survey Card Index (digital version).. IAS 8610.
  • <S2> Index: Suffolk Archaeology Unit. 1974. SAU index card and Archive. IAS 8610.
  • <S3> Article in serial: Owles, E. J.. 1973. Archaeology in Suffolk, 1973. XXXIII.1, pp. 94–102..

Finds (2)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (3)

Record last edited

Jan 19 2017 4:23PM

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