Monument record IPS 758 - 31 Stoke Street, Ipswich.
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|Grid reference||Centred TM 1631 4383 (28m by 36m)|
|Civil Parish||IPSWICH, IPSWICH, SUFFOLK|
Type and Period (5)
2015:An archaeological evaluation was carried out at 31 Stoke Street, Ipswich, in advance of a residential development. Two trenches were excavated revealing a small number of features. Finds evidence suggests that at least some of these date from the medieval period. These were interpreted as rubbish pits suggesting occupation in the immediate vicinity, presumably on the street frontage, an area now under later buildings. The site was located in an area that sloped down from west to east and to the north, although this is now heavily landscaped. On the street frontage and along the western arm of the ‘L’ shaped site it was clear that the surface of the natural subsoil had been truncated to form a roughly level terrace and that Stoke Street itself in this area is a sunken lane cut into the side of the slope. This is further evidenced by the presence of a revetting wall topped by a steep slope on the west side of the street, adjacent to St. Mary’s churchyard. Occasional sherds of Middle Saxon Ipswich ware and some possible Late Saxon Thetford-type ware were also recovered as residual finds in the medieval features, (S1).
- <S1> SSF57442 Unpublished document: Sommers M. 2015. 31 Stoke Street, Ipswich, IPS 758.
- FSF44503: POTTERY (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- FSF44504: POTTERY IPSWICH (Middle Saxon to IPS: Early Late Saxon - 650 AD to 850 AD)
- FSF44505: JAR (13th century to 14th century - 1200 AD to 1399 AD)
- FSF44506: POTTERY THETFORD (IPS: Early Late Saxon to 12th century - 850 AD to 1100 AD)
- FSF44507: FIRED CLAY (Undated)
- FSF44508: FLAKE (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)
- FSF44509: ANIMAL REMAINS (Undated)
- None recorded
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Record last edited
Dec 16 2016 10:14AM