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: SE of Mosham Farm, Blaxton Quarry (West Field)

Kiln Number: Site 12

Grid Reference: SE65680032


Parish: AUCKLEY (2)

Geology: sand and gravel

Situation: level

Height above OD: 8 m

Water Supply: streams nearby

Circumstances of Record: quarrying gravel and sand; salvage observation and collection material

Excavator/Observer: M J Dolby

Date of Record: 1967-8

Kiln Type:

Kiln Interior:

Oven Floor:


Site Features and Finds: deep pit or possible well, containing pottery incl. a single distorted waster (residual in its context), possibly derived from an unlocated kiln in the general vicinity; for further kilns, approx 175 m E, see Auckley (3)

Pottery: grey segmental bowl with red lines (in groups of three) painted on flange

Date of Pottery: ?2

Reference(s): Buckland and Dolby 1980, 4, 31-3, fig. 8, no. 217

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)