Ipswich UAD child record record IPS 1241 - Well 0002

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Saxon Well


Grid reference Centred TM 1664 4434 (3m by 2m)
Map sheet TM14SE


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Positioned in the north-west corner of the site, this feature was c. 2.6m in diameter. Fully excavated by the contractors, this feature was bottomed at 2.2m below the concrete basement slab (e.g. 4m below present ground level). Its water-logged fill consisted ofdark grey sandy silt with frequent stones. Finds recovered from the spoil included Thetford ware pottery, animal bones and oyster shell. It is likely that this deep feature operated as a well, (S1).

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Meredith, J.. 2005. Archaeological Monitoring Report, Unicorn House, Foundation Street, Ipswich, IPS 441.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

May 18 2017 10:34AM

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