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Discredited Kiln Sites

The following, formerly claimed as kiln sites, cannot on present evidence be included in the gazetteer:
Fulbourn TL519567 (Carter 1875); lime-kilns.

Leverington Gorfieid, Richmond Hall, TF414118 (PCAS 43 (1949), 15); possibly a pottery shop or store, as the pottery is not derived from a single production centre.

March Fen Causeway, Flaggrass, TL434985 (JRS 47 (1957), 266); probable saltings.

Upwell Russell’s Farm, TL477957 (OS Records); probable saltings.

Bibilography and Abbreviations

Bird and Young 1981. Bird, J. and Young, C. J. Migrant potters – the Oxford connection. In Anderson, A. C. and Anderson, A. S. Roman Pottery Research in Britain and North-West Europe, Papers presented to Dr G. Webster. BAR Int. Series 123 (1981), 295-319. Oxford.

Carter, J. 1875. On some excavations, apparently of Roman date, recently discovered at Fulbourn. Proc. Cambridge Antiq. Soc. 3 (1875). 313-5.

CASARG: Cambridge Antiquarian Society Archaeological Research Group.

CBA Grp 7 Bull: Bulletin of the Council for British Archaeology (regional) Group 7.

CCCAU: Cambridgeshire County Council Archaeology Unit, The Planning Office, The Shire Hall, Cambridge.

Frend, W. H. C. 1954. A Romano-British Settlement at Arbury Road, Cambridge. Proc. Cambridge Antiq. Soc. 48 (1954), 10-43.

Frend, W. H. C. 1958. Further Finds on the Arbury Road Estate. Proc. Cambridge Antiq. Soc. 52 (1958), 69-72.

Gillam 00: Vessel-type numbers in Gillam J. P. 1970. Types of Roman Coarse Pottery Vessels in Northern Britain. 3rd ed. Newcastle upon Tyne.

Hartley, B. R. 1960. Notes on Pottery from some Romano-British Kilns in the Cambridge Area. Proc. Cambridge Antiq. Soc. 53 (1960), 23-8.

Hughes, T. Mck. 1902a. On the Potter’s Field at Horningsea, with a comparative notice of the Kilns and Furnaces in the Neighbourhood. Proc. Cambridge Antiq. Soc. 10 (1898-1902), 174-94.

Hughes, T. McK. 1902b. On some indications of a Roman Potter’s Field near Jesus College. Proc. Cambridge Antiq. Soc. 10 (1898-1902), 194-6.

Hughes, T. McK. 1902c. The War Ditches near Cherry Hinton, Cambridge. Proc. Cambridge Antiq. Soc. 10 (1898-1902), 452-81.

JRS: Journal of Roman Studies.

Lethbridge, T. 1948. Further Excavations at the War Ditches. Proc. Cambridge Antiq. Soc. 42 (1948), 117-27.

OS: Ordnance Survey.

PCAS: Proceedings of Cambridge Antiquarian Society.

Phillips, C. W. (ed.) 1970. The Fenland in Roman Times.Royal Geographical Society Research Series No. 5.

Pullinger and Young 1981. Pullinger, J. and Young, C. J. Obelisk Kilns, Harston. Proc. Cambridge Antiq. Soc. 71 (1981), 1-23.

RCHM Cambs (1959): Royal Commission on Historical Monuments (England). An Inventory of Historical Monuments in the City of Cambridge: Vol. II: North-Cambridgeshire. HMSO 1972.

RCHM Cambs 2: Royal Commission on Historical Monuments (England). An Inventory of Historical Monuments in the County of Cambridge: Vol. 11: North-East Cambridgeshire. HMSO 1972.

UMAA: University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Downing Street, Cambridge.

VCH Cambs: The Victoria County History of Cambridgeshire.

Walker, F. G. 1912. Roman pottery kilns at Horningsea, Cambridgeshire. Proc. Cambridge Antiq. Soc. 17 (1912), 14-69.

White, D. A. 1963. The War Ditches near Cherry Hinton, Cambridge, 1961-2. Proc. Cambridge Antiq. Soc. 61-7 (1962/3), 9-41.

Young 00: Vessel-type numbers in Young, C. J. 1977.The Roman Pottery Industry of the Oxford Region. BAR British Series 43 (1977). Oxford.