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: Grimscar Wood, Fixby

Kiln Number:

Grid Reference: SE131190

County: YORKSHIRE: WEST RIDING

Parish: HUDDERSFIELD (1)

Geology: alternating beds of sandstones and clay

Situation: sloping valley side

Height above OD: 150 m

Water Supply: spring adjacent

Circumstances of Record: making a charcoal-burning pit

Excavator/Observer:

Date of Record: 1590

Kiln Type: ?F: a 'round well walled with brick'

Kiln Interior:

Oven Floor:

Flue:

Site Features and Finds: probable evidence of vitrification, 'bricks,…hard cinders… traces of very thin earthen pots'; 'archid cave' with 'four condithes' and evidence of burning may have been the 'tile kiln' with cross-walls

Pottery: no details recorded

Date of Pottery: probably within Flavian-Hadrianic period

Reference(s): Camden 1600, 613; Richmond 1925, 57-8; Dodsworth Ms (Bodleian Library, Oxford)

Source of Information:

Location of Finds: none known to survive

Comments: