Monument record MCC1227 - Roman pottery kiln (Kiln 35), Oaks Drive, Colchester


Roman pottery kiln discovered during excavations at Oaks Drive, 1973 (CAT Kiln 35).


Grid reference TL 98887 25110 (point)
Map sheet TL92NE
County ESSEX


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Full Description

During excavations at Oaks Drive in 1973 a Roman pottery kiln (Kiln 35) was examined (Colchester Archaeological Trust Kiln B). The kiln was one of three (see also MCC1226 and MCC1228). The kiln had been almost completely destroyed except for a small part of the floor. A range of products was produced with the only notable exception being Samian ware.<1>

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Monograph: Crummy, Philip. 1992. CAR 6: Excavations at Culver Street, the Gilberd School, and other sites in Colchester 1971-85. 6. pp.333-340.

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Oct 12 2016 1:13PM

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