Journal of Roman Pottery Studies Volume 9: The Roman Pottery Kilns at Rossington Bridge Excavations 1956-1961 [Paperback]

P. C. Buckland (Author); K. F. Hartley (Author); Valery Rigby (Author)

ISBN: 9781842170496 | Published by: Oxbow Books | Series: Journal of Roman Pottery Studies | Volume: 9 | Year of Publication: 2017 | Language: English 82p, b/w pls

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Journal of Roman Pottery Studies Volume 9


Rossington Bridge lies next to the Roman road between Doncaster and Lincoln. Excavations between 1956-1961 discovered eight pottery kilns, a site of considerable significance. The kilns and material from the waster heaps excavated lie on a site with at least fifteen other unexcavated kilns and ancillary structures lying either side of the Roman road. The bulk of the finds clearly belong to the main period of activity on the site during the mid-2nd century when the mortarium potter Sarrius and his associates were involved in the production of mortaria, 'parisian' fine wares, black-burnished and grey wares intended for the military markets on the Northern frontier.

Table of Contents

Excavations at Rossington Bridge 1956-1961
Rossington Bridge Pumping Station
Rossington Bridge Farm
Archaeomagnetic Measurements (M.J. Aitken and G.H. Weaver)
The Coins S. Esmonde Cleary)
Martin Henig)
Small Finds (Glenys Lloyd Morgan)
Textile Impression (J.P. Wild)
Objects of Stone
'Roman' Coals (E. Bradburn)
Glass vessels
Objects of Fired Clay
The Pottery
Rim counts of material from Rossington Bridge (J. Samuels)
Samian ware (B. Dickinson)
Mortaria (K.F. Hartley)
Black burnished ware production
Relief decorated pottery (V. Rigby)
The Animal Bones (Gillain Crawley)
The Human Bones
The Plant Remains
Rossington Bridge Farm

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