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Monument record MDR4776 - Roman Pottery Kiln (site of), south-west of Holbrook Hall, Holbrook

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Full Description

SK 358 444. A further Derbyshire Ware kiln was uncovered 200 yards from the kiln [SMR 20702] found in 1962 at Holbrook. It stood 7 ft. above the bedrock, and contained four radial firebars resting on two stone pedestals. (1) SK 3626 4438. In 1964 a limited excavation was carried out by R G Hughes and S O Kay of a Roman pottery kiln. It produced Derbyshire Ware types and flanged segmented bowls in small quantities. (2) Holbrook. Derbyshire Ware kiln with four radial firebars resting on two stone pedestals. Listed in survey. (3) Additional reference. (4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Article in serial: 1964. East Midland Archaeological Bulletin, No. 7. p 4 (R. G. Hughes).
  • <2> Article in serial: J Roman Studies 55 1965.
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: Trent Valley Arch Res Com Gaz C1980 9.
  • <4> Bibliographic reference: Swan, V. 1984. The Pottery Kilns of Roman Britain. Gazeteer 252. p254.



Grid reference Centred SK 3619 4432 (242m by 162m) (Centre)

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  • EDR404

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Record last edited

Aug 21 2017 10:42AM

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