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 between Ninian Grove and St Wilfrid's Road

Kiln Number: Kiln 14

Grid Reference: SE61100148


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: building a housing estate; limited salvage excavation

Excavator/Observer: E F Gilmour

Date of Record: 1954

Kiln Type: F?: clay-lined (mostly destroyed before record)

Kiln Interior: badly damaged before record

Oven Floor: badly damaged before record


Site Features and Finds: well 12 m N of kiln; seam of clay near kiln; former pond (?site of clay pit) nearby

Pottery: grey wares 'as elsewhere' on Cantley Estate; no detailed record of pottery survives

Date of Pottery: ?within period mid/late 2-late 3

Reference(s): Gilmour 1954, 410-12; Cregeen 1957; Gilmour 1955, 536-9 (well)

Source of Information:

Location of Finds: Doncaster Mus