Record Details

NHER Number:10229
Type of record:Monument
Name:Roman pottery kiln

Summary

Investigations between 1883 and 1887 revealed a Roman kiln with associated pottery and brick fragments.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 3159 0851
Map Sheet:TG30NW
Parish:BRUNDALL, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1883 - 1887. On hill 183m (200 yards)west of NHER 10228.
Heap of unburnt clay bricks, pottery chips; 2 vases distorted in baking. Brick 20cm(8") long x 9cm (3 1/2") square at base and tapers towards a bluntly pointed end. Blue clay.
Pottery and kiln?
R.R. Clarke (NCM).
See (S1),(S2),(S3),(S4),(S5),(S6),(S7),(S8) and (S9).
Drawings see (S10, S11 and S12) in the Illustration Library.

Monument Types

  • POTTERY KILN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BRICK (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • KILN WASTE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Roman. Brundall.
---Monograph: Swan, V. G.. 1984. The Pottery Kilns of Roman Britain. Royal Commission on Historical Monuments Supplementary Series. 5.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Article in serial: Fox, G. E. 1889. Roman Norfolk. Archaeological Journal. Vol XLVI pp 331-367. pp 354-355.
<S2>Monograph: 1901. The Victoria History of Norfolk. The Victoria History of the Counties of England. Vol 1. p 297.
<S3>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1935. Brundall Gardens (letter to the editor). 16 July.
<S4>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1935. 13 July.
<S5>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1935. 15 July.
<S6>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1935. 12 July.
<S7>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1952. Brundall in Roman Days. 9 January.
<S8>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1987. Brundall's Roman Dock open to public. 18 September.
<S9>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1988. Chance to see fresh vistas at gardens. 2 September.
<S10>Illustration: Unknown. 1968. Sketches of Roman pottery sherds.. Card. 1:1.
<S11>Illustration: Unknown. 1968. Sketches of Roman pottery sherds.. Card. 1:1.
<S12>Illustration: Unknown. 1968. Sketches of Roman pottery sherds.. Card. 1:1.

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