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: S of Castle Howard School, Crambeck area

Kiln Number:

Grid Reference: SE73706725


Parish: WELBURN (3)

Geology: sand over limestone, with pockets of clay

Situation: sloping valley side

Height above OD: 40 m

Water Supply: R Derwant and Cram Beck within 150 m E and NE

Circumstances of Record: building school

Excavator/Observer: ?by workman

Date of Record: 1856

Kiln Type: '3 kilns'

Kiln Interior: no details survive

Oven Floor: no details survive


Site Features and Finds: burials in vicinity

Pottery: probably Crambeck wares (no details survive)

Date of Pottery: ??4

Reference(s): Malton Messenger, 28 April 1856

Source of Information:

Location of Finds: none known to survive