Monument record IPS 265 - Halifax Shipyard, Ipswich.

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Summary

Area adjacent to River Orwell used for shipbuilding from at least the 18th Century

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 1625 4215 (172m by 237m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM14SE
Civil Parish IPSWICH, IPSWICH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (4)

Full Description

Area adjacent to River Orwell used for shipbuilding from at least the 18th Century. One of four yards listed in 1764 (S4). Shown on map/plans (S1,S2).

Yard improved for the construction of `The Orwell' (1350 tons) built 1815/17, yard then owned by Jabez Bayley (R1).

Further details in (S3).

2005-2006: Monitoring, (S6, S7).

Also Shipyards and Premises illustrated on Tithe Map 1840, St Mary Stoke. Tithe apportionment states: Landowner: Ashmore William, Occupier: Read William and Page Enos, Description: Ship Yards and Premises (S8).

Sources/Archives (8)

  • <S1> Cartographic materials: Chapman, W.. 1797. Plan of W Chapman's proposed new channel for the River Orwell. Plan of W Chapman's proposed new channel for the River Orwell, 1797.
  • <S2> Cartographic materials: George Hurwood. Plan by George Hurwood of River Orwell and proposed improvements, c.1838. Plan by George Hurwood of River Orwell and proposed improvements, c.1838.
  • <S3> Unpublished document: Sommers M. 1996. Brief Maritime History of Suffolk. SAU, Sommers M, Brief Maritime History of Suffolk, September 1996.
  • <S4> Bibliographic reference: Victoria County History of Suffolk (Vol I 1911; Vol II 1907). Page W (ed), Victoria County History of Suffolk, II, 1907, 199-246.
  • <S5> Bibliographic reference: Malster, R.. 1978. Ipswich: Town on the Orwell. Malster R, Ipswich: Town on the Orwell, 1978.
  • <S6> Unpublished document: Gardner, R. 2005. 541-543 WHERSTEAD ROAD, IPSWICH IPS 486 Archaeological Monitoring Report.
  • <S7> Unpublished document: Sommers, M.. 2006. Archaeological Monitoring Report, 541-543 Wherstead Road, Ipswich, IPS 519.
  • <S8> Map: 1840. Tithe Map and Apportionment, St Mary Stoke, Ipswich.

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Record last edited

Aug 4 2017 2:14PM

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