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 between Symes Gardens and Aldesworth Road

Kiln Number: Kiln 18

Grid Reference: SE61660246


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: building a housing estate: limited salvage excavation

Excavator/Observer: E F Gilmour

Date of Record: 1953/4

Kiln Type: F?4 or 5: circular, clay-lined (badly damaged before record)

Kiln Interior: badly damaged before record

Oven Floor: unperforated clay bars (not in situ)

Flue: flue unexcavated

Site Features and Finds:

Pottery: 'coarse grey wares' (no detailed record survives)

Date of Pottery:

Reference(s): Gilmour 1955, 541; Cregeen 1957 (pottery not attributed to individual kilns)

Source of Information:

Location of Finds: Doncaster Mus

Comments: 'fishponds' and adjacent depressions, approx 140 m NNE of kiln, probably represent former clay-pits, serving this and other kilns in Cantley pottery industry