Monument record IPS 140 - Great Whip Street/Vernon Street, Ipswich, (IAS 7401).

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Small excavation recorded two Late Saxon pits containing Thetford type ware, and a small quantity of unstratified Ipswich ware.


Grid reference Centred TM 1648 4367 (5m by 7m)
Map sheet TM14SE


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

1974: Small excavation (trench 2.5 by 6m). Ipswich ware - no Middle Saxon features. Two Late Saxon pits, Thetford Ware. Unstratified grey rectangular honestone, probably a coal measure standstone from North or Central England, possibly a glacial erratic (S1).

See also (S2, S3).

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Source Unchecked: 1974. SAU, 1974, Excavation File, Great Whip Street/Vernon Street, Ipswich, (IAS 7401). SAU, Excavation File, 1974.
  • <S2> Index: Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service. 1974. Ipswich Archaeological Survey Card Index (digital version).. IAS 7401.
  • <S3> Index: Suffolk Archaeology Unit. 1974. SAU index card and Archive. IAS 7401.

Finds (4)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

May 5 2016 11:31AM

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