Monument record IPS 095 - Roman Shafts, Bolton's Pit, Dale Road, Ipswich.

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Summary

Burial shafts? Roman?

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 151 462 (100m by 100m)
Map sheet TM14NE
Civil Parish IPSWICH, IPSWICH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (2)

Full Description

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).

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <S1> Article in serial: Moir J R. 1935. The Buried Shafts at Ipswich. Moir J R, The Buried Shafts at Ipswich, PSIA 22, 140.

Finds (4)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Jun 18 2018 8:46AM

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