Site of Roman Tile Kilns 600m SE of Griff

Description of this historic site

A Roman tile kiln, used for firing tiles, was found during an excavation. The kiln was situated 800m north east of Collycroft.

Notes about this historic site

1 A gas main trench produced tile wasters. A small compact tile kiln was revealed. The kiln is constructed on a deposit of sand and gravel and consisted of a firing chamber, main flue and stoke hole. Kiln products included tegulae, imbrex, flat tiles and various types of flue.
2 Plan.
3 Observation of topsoil stripping in the SW corner of Griff 4 quarry in the vicinity of the Roman tile kiln revealed nothing of significance.

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