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 N of)

Kiln Number: Halkon's Site B4

Grid Reference: SE81353384

County: YORKSHIRE: EAST RIDING AND YORK

Parish: HOLME UPON SPALDING MOOR (4)

Geology: wind-blown sand over clay

Situation: level

Height above OD: 5 m

Water Supply: water-level near surface, R Foulness 750 m SSW

Circumstances of Record: ploughing; field-walking; field-walking and superficial trial trenching

Excavator/Observer: A S Johnson, P Halkon

Date of Record: 1963, 1981

Kiln Type:

Kiln Interior:

Oven Floor:

Flue:

Site Features and Finds: concentration of pottery and fired clay fragments (?kiln-furniture); cobbles (?flooring), and slag (probably from iron-working); crop-marks of enclosure ?containing probable kiln

Pottery: gritty Dales-type vessels and normal grey 'Throlam' wares similar to types from Hasholme kilns incl. jars, bowls and dishes; also coarse underfired handmade wares

Date of Pottery: ?3/4

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

Source of Information: Hull TA Mus Records

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