Ipswich UAD child record record IPS 1130 - Building 5003

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Middle to Late Saxon Building


Grid reference Centred TM 1598 4485 (10m by 10m)
Map sheet TM14SE


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

This building represented by two parallel beam slots aligned north west to south east and set 4m apart, with a third perpendicular beam slot at the western end. Various postholes along the line of the beam slots and within the internal space of the building are also associated with the group. No features relating to the eastern end of the building were identified although posthole 0719 at the eastern end of beam slot 0679 may mark the north east corner of the building, making its internal length at least 7.3m. The parallel beam slots have an average width of 0.6m and an average depth of 0.2m. The third slot measures 0.35m wide on average with a depth of up to 0.2m. Evidence of four small postholes was noted in the base of this slot but these were not recorded as discreet, identifiable features during excavation. Cuts ditch G5001 and cut by pit G5012 and modern brick structure G5013 at its south east corner. May be associated with building G5004, (S1)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Unpublished document: Everett, L & Gardner, R. 2011. Archaeological Assessment Report, NCP Car Park, St George's St, Ipswich, IPS 502 and IAS 7017.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

May 5 2017 2:57PM

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