Monument record MCC7506 - Sheepen

Summary

Roman pottery kilns found in 1877; five Roman kilns numbered 7-11 excavated by Joslin in 1877 two of which were the horizontal draught type.

Location

Grid reference TL 981 252 (point) (FCE)
Map sheet TL92NE
Non Parish Area COLCHESTER, COLCHESTER, ESSEX

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Full Description

Roman pottery kilns found in 1877; five Roman kilns numbered 7-11 excavated by Joslin in 1877 two of which were the horizontal draught type. N0 7 was a large rectangular kiln possibly intended for tiles but which had been used for pottery. <1> Other refs given in source 1. <2> <3>

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> RECORD SHEET/FORM: Ordnance Survey. unknown. OS cards. TL92NE14, 1976.
  • <2> DESC TEXT: Joslin, G. 1878. Trans Essex Archaeol Soc. NS, p192-6.
  • <3> DESC TEXT: Hull, MR. 1963. Thr Roman potters kilns of Colchester. p2-9.

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Nov 3 2015 11:41AM

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