Monument record IPS 016 - Allenby Road, (Hadleigh Road), Ipswich, (IAS 7901).

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Cemetery, excavated, with circa 162 inhumations, 12 cremations, 6th to 7th century?


Grid reference Centred TM 1465 4455 (54m by 82m)
Map sheet TM14SW


Type and Period (4)

Full Description

1906-1907: Excavation. Cemetery, circa 162 inhumations, 12 cremations. Excavated 1906-7 by Nina Layard, Ipswich Museum. Finds include square head brooches, spearheads, shield fittings, knives, iron strike-a-lights, bronze tweezers, iron rings, 7th century glass, buckles, necklaces, keys, spindle whorls, combs, two garnet brooches

1920: 7th century hanging bowl found, 7 inches diameter, 3 inches deep, three small exterior pointed escutcheons, with animal head hooks.

See (S1-S11).

Sources/Archives (11)

  • --- Unpublished document: IPSMG. Ipswich Museum Extension Books.
  • <S1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM14SW15.
  • <S2> Index: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card 1907-29.1 etc; 1920-85.89; 1952-225.
  • <S3> Source Unchecked: 1907. Archaeologia, 60, 1907 (copy in Parish File). Archaeologia, 60, 1907 (copy in Parish File).
  • <S5> (No record type): Harden D B, Dark Age Britain, 162, 167 (glass).
  • <S6> Article in serial: Ozanne, A. 1962. The context and date of the Anglian cemetery at Ipswich.
  • <S7> Source Unchecked: Meaney, A.. 1964. A Gazetteer of Early Anglo-Saxon Burial Sites. Meaney A, Gaz of Early AS burial sites, 1964, 228.
  • <S8> Bibliographic reference: 1911. Victoria County History, Suffolk (VCH). 330.
  • <S9> Article in serial: Layard,N. F.. 1907. Anglo-Saxon cemetery, Hadleigh Road, Ipswich.
  • <S10> Article in serial: Layard, N.F.. 1918. Anglo-Saxon Relics (account of lecture).
  • <S11> Bibliographic reference: Plunkett, S. J.. 1994. Guardians of the Gipping.

Finds (25)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Jun 2 2021 12:08PM

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