Monument record IPS 310 - Site of Cowell's Printers, Buttermarket, Ipswich, (IAS 3102).

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1898: Construction of printing works, observed by Nina Layard. Saxon to Post Medieval.


Grid reference Centred TM 1631 4450 (61m by 91m)
Map sheet TM14SE


Type and Period (4)

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1898: Construction of printing works, observed by Nina Layard. Saxon to Post Medieval. Finds include Saxon pottery, bone comb and building remnants of Carmelite Friary (S1-S5).

Conversation with Anna Booth, finds Liaison Officer suggest that the various "prehistoric" items identified by Nina Layard in 1899 are in fact Saxon, (S6)

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <S1> Index: Suffolk Archaeology Unit. 1974. SAU index card and Archive. IAS 3102.
  • <S2> Index: Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service. 1974. Ipswich Archaeological Survey Card Index (digital version).. IAS 3102.
  • <S3> Article in serial: Layard, N.F.. 1899. Recent discoveries on the site of the Carmelite Convent of Ipswich, and the old river quay. The old river quay. X.2, pp. 183–188.. PSIANH X.2, pp. 183–188..
  • <S4> Index: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. 190-75.52, UR959-417, 1920-53.40, 1920-53.144, 1920-74.44, 1920-74.5, 1920-74.35, 1920-74.10.
  • <S5> Unpublished document: IPSMG. Ipswich Museum Extension Books.
  • <S6> Personal Correspondence: Cutler, Hannah. 2019. Personal Observations as part of the Enhancement of the Suffolk HER for the Palaeolithic & Mesolithic Periods project.
  • <S7> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

Finds (25)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

May 21 2021 11:56AM

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