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: Woodhouse Farm

Kiln Number:

Grid Reference: SE99834400


Parish: LOCKINGTON (1)

Geology: sand and clay

Situation: sloping valley side

Height above OD: 25 m

Water Supply: streams nearby

Circumstances of Record: limited excavation

Excavator/Observer: C D Lloyd

Date of Record: 1958

Kiln Type: F6: oval, dug into natural clay and unlined below ground-level; clay-lined above ground-level

Kiln Interior: (d): long, rectangular tongue of natural clay subsoil left in situ

Oven Floor: solid-clay, vent-holed floor, supported on withies bedded in top of tongue and on lip of kiln-wall; small recesses in the kiln-wall also formed vents on edge of raised oven-floor

Flue: clay-lined flue

Site Features and Finds: ?stake-holes in edge of stokehole; kiln lay in corner of earthwork enclosure which formed part of a settlement/field complex

Pottery: grey dishes (Gillam 313, 317), local-type wide-mouthed bowls, cooking-pots (some with handles), narrow-mouthed jars in Throlam/N Lincolnshire ceramic tradition

Date of Pottery: probably late 2-early 3

Reference(s): Lloyd 1968

Source of Information:

Location of Finds: Hull TA Mus