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: Tollingham Airfield, W of Tollingham Farm

Kiln Number:

Grid Reference: SE82973561

County: YORKSHIRE: EAST RIDING AND YORK

Parish: HOLME UPON SPALDING MOOR (10)

Geology: wind-blown sand over clay

Situation: level

Height above OD: 5 m

Water Supply: water-level near surface

Circumstances of Record: mole activity; limited digging

Excavator/Observer: Staff of Hawker Siddeley Ltd (British Aerospace)

Date of Record: 1967

Kiln Type:

Kiln Interior:

Oven Floor:

Flue:

Site Features and Finds: large concentration of black soil, fired clay kiln-debris incl. fragments of 'bars', abundant pottery of homogeneous character, probably a kiln-waster dump

Pottery: grey 'Throlam' wares incl. vessels with lattice and wavy-line decoration, some jars countersunk handles, bowls and dishes

Date of Pottery: 3/4

Reference(s): YAJ42 (1968) 113

Source of Information: J Redley records (RCHM, York); staff of British Aerospace

Location of Finds:

Comments: published grid reference is inaccurate; the site of another alleged kiln further to the North has been claimed by the farmer at Tollingham Farm (farm centred SE833357)