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: probably 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: probably cultivation


Date of Record: 1858

Kiln Type: F: probably; circular, clay-lined

Kiln Interior: no details survive

Oven Floor: long, clay-lined flue


Site Features and Finds:

Pottery: 'finer than other finds'; probably Crambeck wares (no details survive)

Date of Pottery: ??4

Reference(s): Melton Messenger, 18 Dec 1858

Source of Information:

Location of Finds: none known to survive

Comments: see other kiln sites in Crambeck complex