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, North Kiln Group Symes Gardens

Kiln Number: Kiln 16

Grid Reference: SE61580239


Parish: DONCASTER (4)

Geology: sand and gravel with pockets of clay

Situation: very gently sloping, slight spur

Height above OD: 12 m

Water Supply: brook(s) in general vicinity

Circumstances of Record: laying pipes for new housing estate; limited salvage observation

Excavator/Observer: E F Gilmour

Date of Record: 1954

Kiln Type: F: circular, clay-lined (severely damaged before record)

Kiln Interior: severely damaged before record

Oven Floor:

Flue: flue destroyed before record

Site Features and Finds: Kiln 16 lay immediately NW of Kiln 15

Pottery: 'typical coarse grey Cantley pottery' incl. narrow-mouthed jars (no detailed record survives)

Date of Pottery:

Reference(s): Gilmour 1955, 539-41; Cregeen 1957 (pottery not attributed to individual kilns)

Source of Information:

Location of Finds: Doncaster Mus