Monument record IPS 840 - Star Lane Link Road, Ipswich, (IAS 5301).

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Finds from Star Lane North of St. Peter's Church, Ipswich. Middle Saxon to Tudor. Previously part of IPS 274.


Grid reference Centred TM 1635 4413 (71m by 29m)
Map sheet TM14SE


Type and Period (5)

Full Description

1974: Possible sleeper beam and two postholes of Middle Saxon age,

Fragments of Tudor brick from foundations of Cardinal Wolsey's College. Footing made of flint, septaria, and ashlar, probably re-used from St. Peter's and St. Paul's Priory.

Badly robbed remains of corner turret and fragments of precinct wall of the Priory.

1983: Excavations for storm water relief pipe yielded one rim of Thetford Ware.

Previously part of IPS 274.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. 1974-4.
  • <S2> Index: Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service. 1974. Ipswich Archaeological Survey Card Index (digital version).. IAS 5301.
  • <S3> Index: Suffolk Archaeology Unit. 1974. SAU index card and Archive. IAS 5301.

Finds (4)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Aug 22 2019 12:50PM

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