Monument record IPS 095 - Roman Shafts, Bolton's Pit, Dale Road, Ipswich.
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|Grid reference||Centred TM 151 462 (100m by 100m)|
|Civil Parish||IPSWICH, IPSWICH, SUFFOLK|
Type and Period (2)
1934: Excavation. Shafts - ? Rom. Three shafts cutting clay, sand and chalk found in brickearth quarry. Two partially excavated to depths of 29 feet and 66 feet. No well dated finds - two fragments silver sheet; polished marble; brick/ tile fragments; one pottery sherd ? 'Early Roman'. Suggested as Roman 'ritual shafts' (S1).
- <S1> SSF11443 Article in serial: Moir J R. 1935. The Buried Shafts at Ipswich. Moir J R, The Buried Shafts at Ipswich, PSIA 22, 140.
- None recorded
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Record last edited
Jun 18 2018 8:46AM