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: The Cemetery

Kiln Number:

Grid Reference: SE79607118

County: YORKSHIRE: EAST RIDING AND YORK

Parish: NORTON (3)

Geology: sand and gravel over warp and lacustrine clay

Situation: gently slopping valley side

Height above OD: 25 m

Water Supply: stream 350 m W, R Derwent 400 m NE

Circumstances of Record: digging graves

Excavator/Observer:

Date of Record: 1859, c 1928, 1929 and various other dates

Kiln Type:

Kiln Interior:

Oven Floor:

Flue:

Site Features and Finds: very large quantities of pottery ('baked and unbaked') ash and burnt areas, suggestive of probable pottery production on site; stone paving of probable buildings in vicinity

Pottery: calcite-gritted wares (mainly Huntcliffe-type cooking-pots) and probably also grey wares generally similar to products of excavated Norton kilns

Date of Pottery: ?3-4

Reference(s): Malton Mercury, 9 June 1859; Robinson 1978, 36, Site 289

Source of Information:

Location of Finds: Malton Mus (selection)

Comments: