Ipswich UAD child record record IPS 1269 - Well 0664

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Saxon Well


Grid reference Centred TM 1612 4423 (1m by 1m)
Map sheet TM14SE


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

This well had a pit 1.5m in diameter and 1.35m deep, with a central shaft, lined with a reused barrel, c. 70cm in diameter, comprising 19 oak staves (0689-0707).
Two Ipswich ware sherds were recovered from the lower shaft (0685) and the timber was dated after AD 754 (Hillam, 1989). Iron slag was only recovered from the central well shaft, (S1).

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Wade, K. 2014. Ipswich Archive Summaries: Franciscan Way..

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

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Record last edited

May 19 2017 12:48PM

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