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: The Carrs, S of Bursea Farm

Kiln Number: Halkon's Site B7

Grid Reference: SE808332

County: YORKSHIRE: EAST RIDING AND YORK

Parish: HOLME UPON SPALDING MOOR (2)

Geology: wind-blown sand over clay

Situation: level

Height above OD: 2 m

Water Supply: R Foulness 100 m S

Circumstances of Record: field-walking

Excavator/Observer: Mr Payne (landowner) and P Halkon

Date of Record: late 1970s-early 1980s

Kiln Type:

Kiln Interior:

Oven Floor:

Flue:

Site Features and Finds: fired clay kiln-debris ('kiln cover') and pottery; also large lumps of iron slag, suggestive of pottery manufacture and metal-working; crop-marks of enclosure with possible hut-circles, on site; 'old marl pits' in vicinity may represent former RB clay-diggings

Pottery: range of vessels generally similar to products of Hasholme kilns in both normal 'Throlam' grey wares and the very gritty fabric used for Dales-type cooking-pots

Date of Pottery: ?3/4

Reference(s): Halkon 1983; Loughlin and Miller 1979

Source of Information:

Location of Finds:

Comments: evidence of possible manufacture of glass bracelets 400 m ESE, at SE8153302 (Site B8), and further iron-working 700 m ESE, at SE81403281 (Site B6), along edge of R Foulness