Monument record IPS 842 - Lower Brook Street, Ipswich, (IAS 5501).

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Site of old County Club demolished owing to bomb damage in air raid in 1941. 16th Century Green glaze Jug recovered.


Grid reference Centred TM 1647 4431 (33m by 20m)
Map sheet TM14SE


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

1942: Site of old County Club demolished owing to bomb damage in air raid in 1941. 16th Century Green glaze Jug recovered, (S1, S2).

Also probable site of Chapel of St. Edmund de Pountney (S3).

[letter, number] refers to mentions in the Suffolk Council Archaeological Service Ipswich Documentary Card index (S5).
St Edmund a Pountneys (chapel?) 1358

Rose token farthing. Obv: CAROLVS D.G. MA BRI 2 sceptres in saltire through crown. Rev: FRAN ET HIB REX Rose crowned. Found when demolishing house on corner of Lower Brook Street / Rosemary Lane, in passage-way (garden of house was in Rosemary Lane) Date: A.D. 1635-44 (S5).

Sources/Archives (9)

  • --- Index: Suffolk County Council Archaeologcial Service. Ipswich Documentary Card index.
  • <S1> Index: Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service. 1974. Ipswich Archaeological Survey Card Index (digital version)..
  • <S2> Index: Suffolk Archaeology Unit. 1974. SAU index card and Archive.
  • <S3> Unpublished document: Wade, K. 2014. Ipswich Archive Site Summaries, Site name: 15-17 Lower Brook Street.
  • <S4> Index: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. 1942-71.
  • <S5> Machine readable data file: Suffolk County Council Archaeologcial Service. 2017. Ipswich PMED Records Spreadsheet.
  • <S6> Bibliographic reference: East Anglian Notes and Queries. East Anglian Notes and Queries 1 1885 183.
  • <S7> Bibliographic reference: Clarke, G, R.. 1830. History of Ipswich.
  • <S8> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

Finds (2)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

May 19 2021 1:29PM

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