Monument record IPS 173 - Old Foundry Road, Ipswich, (IAS 1101)

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Area of Middle and Late Saxon Town and Medieval Defences off Old Foundry Road.


Grid reference Centred TM 1661 4471 (36m by 36m)
Map sheet TM14SE


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Area of Middle and Late Saxon Town and Medieval Defences off Old Foundry Road. An area of EMed occupation with remains of the bank and ditch of the later town defences (S1). 1988: Watching brief on development - piled foundations so no finds, only borehole information - IAS 1101 (S2). Scheduled (S3).

Borehole 1. Natural at depth of 2.8 on - probably on Northern side of ditch.
Borehole 2 Natural at depth of 1.5m - probably under bank to south of ditch.

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <S1> (No record type): DOE, Scheduling information, October 1976.
  • <S2> Unpublished document: Newman, J.. 1988. Site report, Old Foundry Road, Ipswich, (IAS 1101).. SAU, Newman J, site report, IPS 173, November 1988.
  • <S3> (No record type): SAM File.
  • <S4> Index: Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service. 1974. Ipswich Archaeological Survey Card Index (digital version).. IAS 1101.
  • <S5> Index: Suffolk Archaeology Unit. 1974. SAU index card and Archive. IAS 1101.

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Protected Status/Designation

Related Monuments/Buildings (3)

Related Events/Activities (5)

Record last edited

Jul 7 2017 3:49PM

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