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 E of Birch Road

Kiln Number: Kiln 22

Grid Reference: SE61850181


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 an electricity sub-station for new estate; limited salvage observation

Excavator/Observer: S M Cregeen

Date of Record: 1954

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 'as elsewhere' on Cantley Estate incl. lipped dishes (Gillam 221/4), storage-jars and narrow-mouthed jars (no detailed record survives)

Date of Pottery: ??mid/late 2+

Reference(s): Cregeen 1956, 32; idem 1957 (pottery mostly not attributed to individual kilns)

Source of Information:

Location of Finds: Doncaster Mus