Monument record IPS 814 - West corner of Cox Lane and Carr Street, Ipswich, (IAS 3405).

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Saxon Pottery Kiln (Thetford Ware) and associated pottery.


Grid reference Centred TM 1660 4456 (37m by 48m)
Map sheet TM14SE


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1908: Thetford Ware found in 1908, could mean 1928?

1928: Late Saxon pottery kiln and Thetford ware found during enlargement of Co-op premises in Carr Street/Cox Lane in 1928. Basil Brown sketch of kiln and pottery in archive. This find is referred to in cutting from EADT 24.8.57, when S E West was excavating on same site (IAS 3503, IPS 813) (S1). Evidence for presence of kilns making Ipswich & Thetford ware in Carr Street-Cox Lane area reviewed by Hurst & West (S2)(S3), who published photographs of 1928 kiln with whole pots in situ.

See also (S4-S6).

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Brown B, IX, 141,143; LXIV, 31,33; XCVI, 116 (make into new source).
  • <S2> 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.. XXIX.3, pp. 304–335..
  • <S3> Article in serial: Hurst, J. G. and West, S. E.. 1957. Saxo-Norman Pottery in East Anglia. 50, 29-60. Hurst J G & West S E, PCAS, 50, 1957, 29-60.
  • <S4> Index: Suffolk Archaeology Unit. 1974. SAU index card and Archive. IAS 3405.
  • <S5> Index: Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service. 1974. Ipswich Archaeological Survey Card Index (digital version).. IAS 3405.
  • <S6> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. 1973-13 (1908), 963-49?.

Finds (3)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

May 11 2017 5:33PM

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