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 11

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 F Gilmour

Date of Record: 1953

Kiln Type: F4/5: circular, clay-lined, basin-shaped, deeply set

Kiln Interior: (c): 2 very long, rectrangular, clay pedestals, parallel to flue-axis, one slightly off-centre and the other partially built into the kiln-wall

Oven Floor: at least 10 relatively broad, prefab. clay bars, oval or rectangular in cross-section, and of varying length probable

Flue: clay-lined flue

Site Features and Finds: Kiln 11 overlay Kiln 10, not directly but slightly to one side

Pottery: grey wares 'as elsewhere' on Cantley Estate incl. local-type 'shouldered' bowls (no detailed record of pottery survives)

Date of Pottery:

Reference(s): Gilmour 1954, 409-10; Cregeen 1957 (pottery not attributed to individual kilns)

Source of Information:

Location of Finds: Doncaster Mus (pottery and kiln structure)