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 Goodison Boulevard

Kiln Number: Kiln 9

Grid Reference: SE61410144


Parish: DONCASTER (2)

Geology: sand and gravel with pockets of clay

Situation: very gently sloping valley side

Height above OD: 20 m

Water Supply: brooks in general vicinity

Circumstances of Record: building a housing estate; limited salvage excavation

Excavator/Observer: E G Gilmour

Date of Record: 1953

Kiln Type: F??5 or 6: small, clay-lined (damaged before record)

Kiln Interior: (c): 'central plinth' (interior badly damaged before record)

Oven Floor: destroyed before record


Site Features and Finds:

Pottery: grey wares 'as elsewhere on Cantley Estate' , incl. heavy bowls without neck (no detailed record of pottery survives)

Date of Pottery:

Reference(s): Gilmour 1954, 408-9; Cregeen 1957 (pottery not attributed to individual kilns)

Source of Information:

Location of Finds: Doncaster Mus