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 S of Acacia Road

Kiln Number: Kiln 13

Grid Reference: SE61850182


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 a lime-pit during construction of housing estate; limited salvage excavation

Excavator/Observer: E F Gilmour

Date of Record: 1953

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

Kiln Interior: destroyed before record

Oven Floor: destroyed before record


Site Features and Finds:

Pottery: grey wares 'of usual type', i.e. as elsewhere on Cantley Estate ; no detailed record survives

Date of Pottery:

Reference(s): Gilmour 1954, 410; Cregeen 1957 (pottery not attributed to individual kilns)

Source of Information:

Location of Finds: Doncaster Mus