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Find Spot record MDR4464 - Medieval potsherds, 12 Robincroft Rd, Allestree, Derby

Type and Period (3)

  • (Medieval - 1100 AD to 1400 AD)
  • (Medieval - 1100 AD to 1400 AD)
  • ? (Medieval - 1100 AD to 1400 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Medieval pottery kiln, opposite the remaining side of the marlpit beyond the cricket ground at Allestree. (1) At Allestree an accumulation of 12th to 14th century potsherds were recovered from the garden of 12, Robincroft Road (SK 348398) during routine digging by A.P. Westnidge of Alvaston, Derby. (2) No actual kiln structure was found. A surface scatter of early medieval sherds is still evident in the garden at SK 34683966. (3)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Article in serial: Westnidge, A T. 1959. 'Norman pottery site at Allestree', Derbyshire Life and Countryside. Volume 24, No.3, p29.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Ramm, H. 1958. East Midland Archaeological Bulletin, Vol. 1. p 1.
  • <3> Personal Observation: F1 FRH 24-OCT-66.
  • <4> Index: TPAT 2353.



Grid reference SK 346 396 (point) (Centred on)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR1367

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Record last edited

Jan 15 2018 2:01PM

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