Find Spot record IPS 183 - Handford Road, Ipswich, (IAS 9609).

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Material found on a building site, with a metal detector.


Grid reference Centred TM 1542 4453 (116m by 108m)
Map sheet TM14SE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

1985: Roman material found on a building site, with a metal detector. 34 coins (range Claudius I - Honorius or Arcadius), 3 Colchester derivative brooches, some grey ware pottery (possibly 1st or second century) and one fragment box tile.

Medieval Bronze spout, probably from an aquamanile, animal head terminal. Found a few other Medieval fittings (S1-S3)

See also (S4-S5).

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <S1> Verbal communication: Grayston A. 1985. Grayston A (IMDC), per SAU Ipswich, 1985. Grayston A (IMDC), per SAU Ipswich, 1985.
  • <S2> Source Unchecked: Grayston A,. 1986,1986. (IMDC) per SAU, Ipswich, finds ID records 1985, 1986.
  • <S3> Unpublished document: Plouviez J. 1986. Handford Road, Ipswich, (IAS 9609), report, including finds reports.
  • <S4> Index: Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service. 1974. Ipswich Archaeological Survey Card Index (digital version).. IAS 9609.
  • <S5> Index: Suffolk Archaeology Unit. 1974. SAU index card and Archive. IAS 9609.

Finds (6)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Sep 14 2016 2:08PM

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