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 Birch Road/Acacia Road

Kiln Number: Kilns 26-29

Grid Reference: SE61780183


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: digging drainage-pipe trenches for new housing estate; limited observation

Excavator/Observer: E F Gilmour

Date of Record: c. 1955

Kiln Type: 4 kilns, clay-lined (badly damaged before record)

Kiln Interior: badly damaged before record

Oven Floor: badly damaged before record


Site Features and Finds: iron-smelting furnace N of site

Pottery: 'grey wares similar in type to those previously found on other sites' on the Cantley Estate; no details recorded and little material collected

Date of Pottery:

Reference(s): Gilmour 1956, 47

Source of Information:

Location of Finds: Doncaster Mus