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: Bursea House (immediately S of)

Kiln Number:

Grid Reference: SE81253367

County: YORKSHIRE: EAST RIDING AND YORK

Parish: HOLME UPON SPALDING MOOR (3)

Geology: wind-blown sand over clay

Situation: level

Height above OD: 5 m

Water Supply: water-level near surface, R Foulness 600 m SSW

Circumstances of Record: recutting boundary drain; surface observation and collection of material; field-walking,

Excavator/Observer: A S Johnson (farmer), et al., P Halkon

Date of Record: 1970, late 1970s-early 1980s

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Site Features and Finds: large deposit of pottery of homogeneous character, suggestive of kiln site nearby; surface and air photographic evidence of earlier settlement (?late IA-early RB), and boundary ditches (SE81253360: Halkon's Site B3) cut by pit containing pottery incl. waster

Pottery: grey 'Throlam' wares incl. flanged bowls (Gillam 229 approx) and large jars with averted rim; grey ware waster, in form related to Dates-type cooking-pots

Date of Pottery: ?3/4

Reference(s): Hicks and Wilson 1975, 49; Loughlin and Miller 1979; Halkon 1983

Source of Information: Hull TA Mus Records

Location of Finds: Hull TA Mus (selection only)

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