Monument record MCC1096 - Roman Pottery Kiln (Kiln 2), Mile End, Colchester


Roman pottery Kiln (Kiln 2). Wire records that a kiln was found at the brickyard, North Station, in 1845.


Grid reference TL 99698 26420 (point)
Map sheet TL92NE


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Full Description

Wire heard that a kiln (Kiln II), had been found in the brickyard near North Station: 'An Amphora was found in the railway cutting east side of Mile End Road near the top of the hill alongside the road leading to the brick kilns...It has been stated to me that some years since a Roman pottery kiln was discovered near the brick kilns when excavating clay'.<1> Hull puts this near his No 184.<2>

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> DIARY: Wire, William. 1842-1857. Journal of William Wire. 28/3/1845.
  • <2> Monograph: Hull, M. Rex. 1958. Roman Colchester: Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London. No. XX. p.248.

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Jan 19 2017 3:52PM

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