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: N of Throlam Plantation (Pothill Kiln Group)

Kiln Number:

Grid Reference: SE82103554

County: YORKSHIRE: EAST RIDING AND YORK

Parish: HOLME UPON SPALDING MOOR (9)

Geology: wind-blown sand over clay

Situation: level

Height above OD: 4 m

Water Supply: water-level near surface

Circumstances of Record: ploughing; field-walking

Excavator/Observer: P Corder et al, G M Pidgeon

Date of Record: 1930 onwards; 1964-5

Kiln Type:

Kiln Interior:

Oven Floor:

Flue:

Site Features and Finds: concentrations of dark ashy soil and abundant pottery incl. wasters, suggestive of kiln site(s): air-photographs indicate a complex rectilinear ditch system, many small enclosures (some probably relating to settlement) and many dark disturbances (?kiln sites and/or clay pits)

Pottery: grey 'Throlam' wares

Date of Pottery: 3/4

Reference(s): Corder 1932, 14-15

Source of Information: OS Records; Hull TA Mus Records

Location of Finds: Hull TA Mus

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