Monument record IPS 324 - Carr Street, Ipswich, (IAS 3501).

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Various 20th century events producing finds of Saxon Medieval and Post-Medieval pottery. Also possible pottery kiln remains.


Grid reference Centred TM 16661 44571 (60m by 44m)
Map sheet TM14SE


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Full Description

Casual finds during building work between 1920 and 1970. Mostly saxon pottery but also some of Medieval and Post-Medieval age. Kiln remains reported, but not recorded (S1, S5).

See also (S2-S4)

A description of some of the finds found in excavations for new department store of Co-operative Society's stores:
Black-glazed mug (16th - Hurst) Green-glazed earthenware two-handled tyg with ribbed body, partly restored. Posset cup. 16th (Hurst.)
Brown stoneware roundbodied jug 7 1/2" x 2 1/2" 16th - 17th c (Hurst)
Fragment of Rhenish brown stoneware with potrait of man in 16th century hat, and other pottery sherds. Also a copper ladle, broken. Local chafing dish.
(See S5)

Sources/Archives (8)

  • --- Unpublished document: IPSMG. Ipswich Museum Extension Books.
  • <S1> Index: Suffolk Archaeology Unit. 1974. SAU index card and Archive. IAS 3501.
  • <S2> Index: Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service. 1974. Ipswich Archaeological Survey Card Index (digital version).. IAS 3501.
  • <S3> Article in serial: Smedley, N. and E. J. Owles. 1963. Some Suffolk kilns: IV. Saxon kilns in Cox Lane, Ipswich, 1961. M. J. Aitken, C. Wells and N. Scarfe)”. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archæology XXIX.3, pp. 304–335.. XXIX.3, pp. 304–335..
  • <S4> Article in serial: West, S, E.. 1963. Excavations at Cox Lane (1958) and at the Town Defences, Shire Hall Yard, Ipswich (1959). (with reports by G. C. Dunning, R. H. M. Dolley and D. Charman). XXIX.3, pp. 233–303..
  • <S5> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. 1920-53.58, 1932-102, 1928-133, 1935-74 (A-F), 1954-84 (1+2), 970-5.
  • <S5> Machine readable data file: Suffolk County Council Archaeologcial Service. 2017. Ipswich PMED Records Spreadsheet.
  • <S5> Article in serial: Hurst, J. G. and West, S. E.. 1957. Saxo-Norman Pottery in East Anglia. 50, 29-60.

Finds (13)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Aug 9 2017 4:10PM

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