Monument record MYO4704 - Pottery Kiln

Summary

Medieval pottery kiln identified within or near York. The actual kiln site has not yet been found, but pottery fired in it have been identified at sites in the area including Wharram Percy. The kiln was in production from the late 12th-early 13th century and was responsible for a range of material including developed splashed wares and possibly York White wares and Brandsby Type wares. Jugs, cooking pots, dishes and aquamaniles appeared to have been products from this kiln. These were often glazed and decorated. Tiles were produced from the late 13th century.

Location

Grid reference SE 6051 5251 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

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Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Medieval pottery kiln identified within or near York. The actual kiln site has not yet been found, but pottery fired in it have been identified at sites in the area including Wharram Percy. The kiln was in production from the late 12th-early 13th century and was responsible for a range of material including developed splashed wares and possibly York White wares and Brandsby Type wares. Jugs, cooking pots, dishes and aquamaniles appeared to have been products from this kiln. These were often glazed and decorated. Tiles were produced from the late 13th century. (1-2)

Sources
1 Wharram. A study of settlement on the Yorkshire Wolds, volume 1. Domestic settlement, 1 : areas 10 and 6 88 no.8 edited by D D Andrews and G Milne
2 Medieval pottery in Britain AD 900-1600 232-33 by Michael R McCarthy, Catherine M Brooks


Location unknown


NMR, NMR data (Unassigned). SYO2214.

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Unassigned: NMR. NMR data.

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Oct 10 2019 11:19AM

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