Monument record MCC1815 - Roman pottery kiln (Kiln 34 JRS), south of the River Colne, north of Sheepen, Colchester


Roman pottery kiln (Kiln 34 JRS) discovered during excavations at a Romano-Celtic temple in 1959.


Grid reference TL 98940 26061 (point)
Map sheet TL92NE
County ESSEX


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A Roman pottery kiln situated on the south bank of the River Colne to the north of Sheepen and adjacent to an early Romano-Celtic temple (MCC1777). The kiln was one of two which were producing Gallo-Belgic wares. The kiln had a D-shaped furnace-chamber and a central pedestal and six radial supports. It was larger than the second kiln (MCC1816).<1>

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  • <1> Serial: Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies. 1961. Vol. LI . Journal of Roman Studies. I & II. p.185.

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Dec 12 2016 10:39AM

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