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: Cantley Estate, South Kiln Group St Wilfrid's/Anfield Road

Kiln Number: Kiln 30

Grid Reference: SE61320143


Parish: DONCASTER (2)

Geology: sand and gravel with pockets of clay

Situation: very gently sloping alley side

Height above OD: 20 m

Water Supply: brooks in general vicinity

Circumstances of Record: digging a sewer trench; limited salvage excavation

Excavator/Observer: J R Lidster

Date of Record: 1957

Kiln Type: F??: probably roughly circular, clay-lined (badly damaged before record and only partially excavated due to trench-collapse)

Kiln Interior: badly damaged before record and only partially excavated due to trench-collapse

Oven Floor: ?bars (not in situ but fragments found nearby)

Flue: clay-lined flue (not recorded in detail due to trench-collapse)

Site Features and Finds: levels in stokehole may indicate 2 possible phases of use

Pottery: flanged mortaria stamped CDCR and also with illegible trade-stamp; flagons/flasks and possibly also BB1 (cf. pottery assemblages at Rossington Bridge Pumping Station); total quantity of material salvated was very small

Date of Pottery: mid-late 2

Reference(s): Buckland et al. 1980 (selected details only); Doncaster Mus Records

Source of Information: M J Dolby and P C Buckland

Location of Finds: Doncaster Mus