Monument record MCC7505 - Sheepen


Roman pottery kilns (sites of).


Grid reference TL 9864 2525 (point)
Map sheet TL92NE


Type and Period (6)

Full Description

Roman pottery kilns (sites of). A group of 12 kilns of updraught type excavated in 1933 and 1959 all dated to c.190-200 AD. Nearby was a timber building, (?11684), a timber lined well (?11681) and a number of burials, both cremationa and inhumation; one burial in a lead coffin was dated to the C4. <1> Other refs given in source 1. <2> <3> <4>

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> RECORD SHEET/FORM: Ordnance Survey. unknown. OS cards. TL92NE2.17, 1976.
  • <2> DESC TEXT: Hull, MR. 1963. Roman potters kilns of Colchester. p13-147.
  • <3> DESC TEXT: Hawkes, CFC and Hull, MR. 1947. Camulodunum. p121, 128.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1945-present. 1:2500. 1:2500. 1969.

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Nov 3 2015 11:41AM

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