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, East Kiln Group Acacia Road

Kiln Number: Kiln 4

Grid Reference: SE61700185


Parish: DONCASTER (3)

Geology: sand and gravel with pockets of clay

Situation: very gently sloping valley side

Height above OD: 11 m

Water Supply: building a housing estate; limited rescue and salvage excavation

Circumstances of Record:

Excavator/Observer: F K Annable

Date of Record: 1953

Kiln Type: F: clay-lined (mostly destroyed before record, by sewage trench)

Kiln Interior: mostly destroyed before record

Oven Floor:

Flue: short flue, cut through solid block of clay

Site Features and Finds: stokehole shared with Kiln 6; birch charcoal associated with kiln

Pottery: grey local-type jars (some with loop-handles), wide-mouthed bowls, pie-dishes, lid-seated jars and mortaria

Date of Pottery: mid-late 2

Reference(s): Annable 1960; idem 1954, 405-6

Source of Information: M J Dolby and P C Buckland

Location of Finds: Doncaster Mus