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 NE side of Lilac Grove

Kiln Number: Kiln 21

Grid Reference: SE61770176


Parish: DONCASTER (3)

Geology: sand and gravel with pockets of clay

Situation: very gently sloping valley side

Height above OD: 11 m

Water Supply: brook(s) in general vicinity

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

Excavator/Observer: E F Gilmour

Date of Record: 1953/4

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

Kiln Interior: destroyed before record

Oven Floor: destroyed before record


Site Features and Finds: concentrations of kiln-debris and pottery, suggestive of up to two additional kilns on site; Kiln 21 lay approx 100 m N of Kiln 19

Pottery: grey wares 'typical of Cantley Estate'; no detailed record survives

Date of Pottery:

Reference(s): Gilmour 1955, 544-5; Cregeen 1957 (pottery not attributed to individual kilns)

Source of Information:

Location of Finds: Doncaster Mus