Details of relevant entry in The Pottery Kilns of Roman Britain by Vivien Swan

As utilised in the website hosted by Oxford Archaeology on behalf of the Study Group for Roman Pottery

Site Name: Auckley sand pit, S at Auckley village

Kiln Number:

Grid Reference: SE655003


Parish: AUCKLEY (1)

Geology: sand and gravel

Situation: level

Height above OD: 7 m

Water Supply: streams nearby

Circumstances of Record: quarrying


Date of Record: c. 1944

Kiln Type: probable kiln (no record survives)

Kiln Interior:

Oven Floor: possible fire-bar fragments among general debris from site may imply temporary raised oven-floor


Site Features and Finds: for further nearby kilns and kiln sites to NE and E, see Auckley (2) and Blaxton

Pottery: possibly grey ware bowls

Date of Pottery:

Reference(s): Buckland and Dolby 1980, 4

Source of Information: P Buckland and M Dolby

Location of Finds: Doncaster Mus

Comments: kiln site formed part of major regional pottery industry centred on Doncaster area (seee also Cantley, Doncaster and Rossington Bridge)