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: East Knapton

Kiln Number:

Grid Reference: SE88377601


Parish: SCAMPSTON (1)

Geology: alluvium

Situation: gently sloping valley side

Height above OD: 30 m

Water Supply: springs nearby

Circumstances of Record: limited excavation

Excavator/Observer: J L Kirk and P Corder

Date of Record: 1928

Kiln Type:

Kiln Interior:

Oven Floor:


Site Features and Finds: large deposit of unused pottery, unevenly fired and much of it partially oxidized, considered to represent a waster-heap ?from clamp or bonfire-firings; old clay pit (?RB) 1100 m NNE

Pottery: 'Knapton ware' handmade calcite-gritted cooking-pots and some Huntcliffe-type cooking-pots, and plain-walled dishes and platters (signal-station types)

Date of Pottery: 3-4

Reference(s): Corder and Kirk 1932, 96-9

Source of Information:

Location of Finds: Malton Mus

Comments: for other production centre for similar wares see Norton