Monument record IPS 196 - 6-10 Arcade Street, Ipswich, (IAS 1804).

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Excavation, Late Saxon to c. 1600.


Grid reference Centred TM 1616 4460 (8m by 14m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM14SE


Type and Period (7)

Full Description

1979: An area of 50 sq.m was excavated prior to redevelopment. A series of inter-cutting pits ranging in date from the10th to the 16th, century covered the site, and there were traces of a building of slot and posthole construction and some flint and mortar walls of medieval date. There was some Middle Saxon pottery, residual in later pits, but no features of that date (S1-S5)

Sources/Archives (6)

  • --- Index: IPSMG. 2009. Ipswich Museum renumbered Ipswich archive. R.2009.45.
  • <S1> Source Unchecked: Newman J. 1987. SAU Newman J, 1987.
  • <S2> Article in serial: Martin, E.. 1980. Archaeological Excavations in Suffolk, 1979..
  • <S3> Unpublished document: Wade, K. 2013. Ipswich Archive Site Summaries: 8-10 Arcade Street..
  • <S4> Index: Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service. 1974. Ipswich Archaeological Survey Card Index (digital version).. IAS 1804.
  • <S5> Index: Suffolk Archaeology Unit. 1974. SAU index card and Archive. IAS 1804.

Finds (6)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Jul 21 2017 1:05PM

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