Monument record MCC1174 - Pottery Kiln (Kiln12) Butt Road


Roman pottery Kiln (Kiln12) Butt Road


Grid reference TL 99256 24702 (point)
Map sheet TL92SE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

A potter's kiln was found when the old windmill, which stood on the south side of Butt Road near the Salisbury Hotel, was pulled down in 1890. In that year the Museum acquired 'a portion of the top of a Roman pottery kiln on which the vessels were set for baking' (given to the museum by Henry Laver (COLEM1890.55). <1><2>

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Monograph: Hull, M. Rex. 1963. The Roman Potters Kilns of Colchester. XXI. p9.
  • <2> Monograph: Hull, M. Rex. 1958. Roman Colchester: Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London. No. XX. p248.

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Record last edited

Jan 4 2001 12:00AM

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