Ipswich UAD child record record IPS 1270 - Well 0746

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Saxon Well


Grid reference Centred TM 1612 4425 (1m by 1m)
Map sheet TM14SE


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

This well had a pit 1.4m diameter and 1.4m deep with a central shaft, 80cm in diameter, lined with a stave barrel (0803), which was removed by mechanical excavator. The only pottery came from the top10-15cm (0746) and comprised 10 Ipswich sherds and one Thetford ware sherd. The latter can be discounted as later filling of the depression over the shaft. The macrobotanical remains retrieved (Fryer and Murphy 1993) included seeds and fruit of open grassland species, (S1).

Sources/Archives (1)

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 Unpublished document: Wade, K. 2014.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

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

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Record last edited

May 19 2017 1:02PM

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