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: N of Jamie's Crags, S of Castle Howard School, Crambeck

Kiln Number:

Grid Reference: SE73556716


Parish: WELBURN (3)

Geology: sand over limestone, with clay pockets

Situation: sloping valley side

Height above OD: 50 m

Water Supply: R Derwent 240 m E

Circumstances of Record: cultivation


Date of Record: 1859

Kiln Type: '2 kilns'

Kiln Interior: no details survive

Oven Floor: no details survive


Site Features and Finds: much ash and pottery; crop-marks of probable kilns in same field

Pottery: probably Crambeck wares (no details survive)

Date of Pottery: ??4

Reference(s): Sheahan 1859, II, 592; OS 6" map 1912; YAJ 41 (1965) 321

Source of Information:

Location of Finds: none known to survive

Comments: see other kiln sites in Crambeck complex