Ipswich UAD child record record IPS 1633 - Fence 3159

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Early Late Saxon Fence


Grid reference Centred TM 1665 4430 (16m by 28m)
Map sheet TM14SE


Type and Period (3)

Full Description

This boundary ran parallel to, and 4-5m west of, the town bank and ditch, from north to south across the whole site.
At the south end of the site it was represented by a foundation trench (2833), with postholes on both sides and by 19 postholes at the north end of the site (1291-8, 1303-4, 1308, 1310-2, 1315, 1325-6, 1330-1, 2834, 2867-8, 2901, 2925, 2944). It is most likely to be MLS phase 2, marking the western boundary of the ‘land-take’ for the construction of the town defences and allowed an access route behind, c.4m wide
, (S1).

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Wade, K. 2014. Ipswich Archive Site Summaries: School Street.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Jan 4 2019 9:31AM

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