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: Commercial Street Primitive Chapel

Kiln Number:

Grid Reference: SE79597147


Parish: NORTON (5)

Geology: sand and gravel over warp and lacustrine clay

Situation: gently slopping valley side

Height above OD: 23 m

Water Supply: R Derwent 200 m N

Circumstances of Record: gardening and gravel-digging

Excavator/Observer: Mr Chatwin

Date of Record: 1862-1863

Kiln Type: 'a pottery kiln' (no details survive)

Kiln Interior:

Oven Floor:


Site Features and Finds: large quantities of Roman pottery (some partially fired) lumps of partly burnt clay, and ashes, suggestive of kiln site; probable burials nearby

Pottery: no details survive

Date of Pottery:

Reference(s): Malton Mercury, 3 Jan and 12 Dec 1863; ARTYPS 1868, 17; Robinson 1978, 35, Site 245

Source of Information:

Location of Finds:

Comments: site lay in N part of Norton industrial vicus/settlement, serving Malton fort on opposite bank of R Derwent