Monument record IPS 100 - Boss Hall, Sproughton Road, Ipswich, (IAS 7904).

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Summary

Moat, largely filled in, slight indication on North side.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 1431 4526 (84m by 72m)
Map sheet TM14NW
Civil Parish IPSWICH, IPSWICH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (4)

Full Description

Moat, largely filled in, slight indication on North side. Occupied. So called from Edward de Bordeshaw, resided here in reign of Henry III (R1). Hall built in reign of James I. Square in plan, area divided into two portions (S1).

1987: A transect, 38m long and 6m wide was excavated across the moated site prior to development. The moat had been constructed in the 14th Century, sealing 13th Century occupation beside the River Gipping. Traces of septaria walls survived, badly damaged by the foundations of Post Medieval buildings (S2).

See also (S3-S7)

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: 1911. VCH Suffolk 1. 616.
  • <S2> Article in serial: Ipswich Archaeological Trust. Ipswich Archaeological Trust News, 21. Ipswich Archaeol Trust News, Nos 18 & 21.
  • <S3> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM14NW21.
  • <S4> Article in serial: Ipswich Archaeological Trust. Ipswich Archaeological Trust News, 18. Ipswich Archaeol Trust News, Nos 18 & 21.
  • <S5> Article in serial: Martin, E.A., Plouviez, J. & Feldman, H.. 1988. Archaeology in Suffolk 1987. XXXVI (4).
  • <S6> Unpublished document: Suffolk County Council Archaeologcial Service. 1987. Handwritten report IPS 100, Boss Hall, Sproughton Road, Ipswich, (IAS 7904)..
  • <S7> Finds Report: Suffolk County Council Archaeologcial Service. 1987. Finds list, IPS 100, Boss Hall, Sproughton Road, Ipswich, (IAS 7904)..

Finds (10)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Dec 21 2016 3:28PM

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