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: Vicarage Garden

Kiln Number:

Grid Reference: SE79517090


Parish: NORTON (1)

Geology: sand and gravel over warp and lacustrine clay

Situation: gently slopping valley side

Height above OD: 25 m

Water Supply: Mill Beck 400 m W, R Derwent 650 m NNW

Circumstances of Record: limited excavation

Excavator/Observer: F Brown

Date of Record: 1951

Kiln Type:

Kiln Interior:

Oven Floor:


Site Features and Finds: stone floor of probable potter's hut, with stone-lined chest/box and 2 storage-jars set in flooring; stone trough and clay 'saggar' reused in paving of floor (Pl.11); T-shaped flue (pottery and/or grain drying-floor) containing a prefab. clay fire-bar, underlay the hut floor (?contemporary with previous adjacent kiln)

Pottery: 'Huntcliffe cooking-pots' and other grey calcite-gritted signal-station types

Date of Pottery: second half of 4

Reference(s): TSDAS 1, 1 (1958) 30: Robinson 1978, 38, Site 320

Source of Information: R H Hayes (Hutton-le-Hole)

Location of Finds: jar in Malton Mus