Monument record IPS 177 - Corner of Great Colman Street and Old Foundary Road, Ipswich, (IAS 1404).

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Excavation yielded a Medieval pit and Saxon and Medieval Coins.


Grid reference Centred TM 1659 4467 (44m by 30m)
Map sheet TM14SE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

1966: A trial excavation revealed a large Medieval pit, an Edward I penny (1272-1307) Forgery? Canturbury Mint, and a bronze Sceatta (725-30) (S1, S4)

Also a Sceatta, 'Secondary Runic' E Anglian, perhaps struck in Ipswich, 1.105gm, probably circa 725-730 (Rigold, 1970). Found in a Medieval pit. (IAS 1404) (S1-S3)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. 966-129.1, 966.2.
  • <S2> Article in serial: Owles, E. J. and N. Smedley. 1966. Archaeology in Suffolk, 1966. XXX.3, pp. 275–283.. XXX.3, pp. 275–283..
  • <S3> (No record type): SCBI East Anglia, 1007. SCBI East Anglia, 1007.
  • <S4> Index: Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service. 1974. Ipswich Archaeological Survey Card Index (digital version).. IAS 1404.

Finds (2)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jan 17 2017 1:21PM

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