Monument record MCC7206 - Medieval kiln site, Shrublands, The Causeway, Great Horkesley

Summary

Medieval kiln site.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 9777 3029 (247m by 285m) (FCE)
Map sheet TL93SE
Civil Parish GREAT HORKESLEY, COLCHESTER, ESSEX

Map

Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Medieval kiln site. "cf also letter 8755 19VIII76 which defines site to SE".<1>
At TL 977303 Medieval pottery and signs of burning were discovered, during laying of gas pipeline, as at the possible kiln site to the N (see MCC7205).<2> This site was a pit in the trench section, 2ft in diameter x 1ft deep. The infill contained some medieval pottery and signs of burning. Records of similar period pottery found on these two sites in 1932 and 1956 appear on Castle Museum maps.<3><4>

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> MENTION: unknown. unknown. SMR.
  • <2> RECORD SHEET/FORM: Ordnance Survey. unknown. OS cards. TL93SE54, 1976.
  • <3> DESC TEXT: McMaster, I, Fawn, AJ and Holbert, PR. 1974. The Witham Langham Gas Pipeline. Vol 17, p.22.
  • <4> Map: unknown. unknown. MAP Col Mus.

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Sep 13 2017 1:42PM

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