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: Jamie's Crags Quarry, Crambeck

Kiln Number:

Grid Reference: SE73556700


Parish: WELBURN (3)

Geology: sand over limestone, with clay pockets

Situation: sloping valley side

Height above OD: 60 m

Water Supply: springs nearby, R Derwent 250 m E

Circumstances of Record: tidying up and cutting back of quarry face; observation and collection of material

Excavator/Observer: R H Hayes; H G Ramm and J Dent

Date of Record: 1951-3; 1964

Kiln Type:

Kiln Interior:

Oven Floor: perforated bars of fired clay (?flooring aids)


Site Features and Finds: 2 kiln-stokeholes; sections of enclosure ditch pre-dating kilns; cylindrical props (? kiln-supports)

Pottery: Crambeck types, as elsewhere on site, incl. grey wares and buff mortaria

Date of Pottery: second half of 4

Reference(s): YAJ 41 (1965) 321; Dent 1966

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

Location of Finds:

Comments: ditch may represent boundary of the Crambeck industrial area