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: Tang Hall Beck, Apple Tree Farm

Kiln Number:

Grid Reference: SE63155327



Geology: brown/blue clay

Situation: level valley bottom

Height above OD: 10 m

Water Supply: stream immediately adjacent

Circumstances of Record: digging field-drains

Excavator/Observer: L P Wanham (YEG)

Date of Record: 1959

Kiln Type:

Kiln Interior:

Oven Floor:


Site Features and Finds: large quantity of pottery of homogeneous character (some under-fired) in beck with possible cobbled area nearby (? minor road or track leading to adjacent major Roman road 50 m S)

Pottery: ring-necked flagons with foot-ring (Gilam 4), dishes (Gillam 324/336), small beaker with everted rim (Perrin 20), cooking-pots/jars with everted rim and coarsely-rouletted body, bowls with foot-ring and internal 'kick', amphorae or costrels with rilled body, all in orange 'legionary' ware

Date of Pottery: Hadrianic-early Antonine

Reference(s): Wenham 1968, 50-60, figs. 5, 6, 10, 11

Source of Information:

Location of Finds: Y Mus,York

Comments: at SE63285326, adjacent to Roman road, pot containing cremation, and ?accessory vessels (all under fired), together