Monument record MYO4973 - Medieval pottery kiln, 1-5 Aldwark

Summary

Evidence for a Medieval pottery kiln revealed during excavations at 1-5 Aldwark in 1978. A large group of pottery wasters found in the foundation trenches of two walls. No evidence of a kiln structure was recorded in situ. The forms were mainly jugs, and storage jars in Walmgate ware and glazed. Production was probably late 14th/early 15th century. Potters are also documented in the same area from the 15th century.

Location

Grid reference SE 6058 5218 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

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Evidence for a Medieval pottery kiln revealed during excavations at 1-5 Aldwark in 1978. The evidence was in the form of a large group of pottery wasters found in the foundation trenches of two walls. No evidence of a kiln structure was recorded in situ. The forms were mainly jugs, and storage jars in Walmgate ware and glazed. Production was probably late 14th/early 15th century. (1-2)

Sources
1 Medieval pottery in Britain AD 900-1600 1988 by Michael R McCarthy, Catherine M Brooks 390
2 Medieval and later pottery from Aldwark and other sites Published for the York Archaeological Trust 1987 by Catherine M Brooks 157 vol.16, fasc.3


NMR, NMR data (Unpublished document). SYO2214.

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  • --- Unpublished document: NMR. NMR data.

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Jun 9 2020 9:47AM

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