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: W of Castle Howard School, Crambeck

Kiln Number:

Grid Reference: SE73606735


Parish: WELBURN (3)

Geology: sand over limestone, with clay pockets

Situation: sloping valley side

Height above OD: 40 m

Water Supply: Cram Beck 100 m N

Circumstances of Record: ?cultivation; surface observation

Excavator/Observer: Mr Pycock

Date of Record: ?1860s

Kiln Type: 'kiln'

Kiln Interior: no details survive

Oven Floor: no details survive


Site Features and Finds: large quantities of pottery found at SE74146832, NE of Hutton Hall, in sand-digging (?in 19th century; inf. R H Hayes) may indicate further kiln site 1100 m NE of main Crambeck complex

Pottery: probably Crambeck wares (no details survive)

Date of Pottery: ??4

Reference(s): ARTYPS 1868, 17

Source of Information:

Location of Finds: none known to survive

Comments: see other kiln sites in Crambeck complex