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Pottery Kiln
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Remains of an RB kiln, c 30 ins diameter, with a stone-lined flue was discovered in Cockerdale Wood, Cold Cam in 1952 when the Forestry Commission were bulldozing a track. A large quantity of Romano-British sherds (dated late 3rd-mid 4th c) including hard grey ware, red, black and pitted ware, mortaria, bowls and dishes resembling Crambeck type pottery were found (now in Scarborough Museum).

Click on the button below for details of the individual entry for this site in The Pottery Kilns of Roman Britain by Vivien Swan .

The following details are from V.G.Swan, The pottery kilns of Roman Britain (HMSO: 1984) as reproduced on Potsherd.net

Types: orange ware; mortaria Gillam-273 Gillam-275; bowl Drag-38; dale/swanpool jargrey; ; dogdish; s-shaped bowl

Date: late-3rdc-4thc

Bibliography: Hayes 1963

Fiche: Swan 1984, 693 /1

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Oldstead Kiln