Monument record IPS 801 - Butter Market/18 Tavern Street, Ipswich, (IAS 2401).

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Sherds of Ipswich and Thetford ware, Medieval and Post Medieval pottery


Grid reference Centred TM 1632 4459 (40m by 63m)
Map sheet TM14SE


Type and Period (3)

Full Description

1963: Sherds of Ipswich and Thetford ware, Medieval and Post Medieval pottery (S1-S4).

1981: There was a large group of Stoneware (late 15th century) from 'peaty' pit during excavation of foundations for redevelopment (S2,S3).

1960s? Skeleton foun by Alfred Horne, night watchman at Corders, used for teaching purposes at the local school, now lost. This could be a saxon gracev as it is assumed that the medieval friary cemetery did not go further north than the buttermarket (street). (S5)

Sources/Archives (5)

  • --- Personal Correspondence: 2018. Mr Paul Horne.
  • <S1> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. 963-113.
  • <S2> Index: Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service. 1974. Ipswich Archaeological Survey Card Index (digital version).. IAS 2401.
  • <S3> Index: Suffolk Archaeology Unit. 1974. SAU index card and Archive. IAS 2401.
  • <S4> Article in serial: Owles, E. & Smedley, N.. 1963. Archaeology in Suffolk, 1963. XXIX 3.

Finds (3)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Mar 15 2018 12:10PM

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