Tyne and Wear HER(807): Wallsend, Roman pottery kiln ? in vicus - Details
Wallsend, Roman pottery kiln ? in vicus
In 1807 Dr. John Lingard wrote, "A little to the west of the Station was opened 25 years ago an arched cavity, (arch of brick), in which were found many broken urns...". This has been interpreted as a pottery kiln. Its precise location is unknown.
<< HER 807 >> R.C. Bosanquet, ed. 1929, Dr. John Lingard's Notes on the Roman Wall, Archaeologia Aeliana, 4, VI, p. 141 J.C. Bruce & C.M. Daniels, 1978, Wallsend (Segedunum), Handbook to the Roman Wall, 13th ed., p. 59 P.T. Bidwell, N. Holbrook & M.E. Snape, 1991, The Roman Fort at Wallsend and its Environs, p. 2