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Pottery from Warsop Westfield
Drawings of a small selection of the more identifiable pottery sherds from phase one of the Westfield Farm excavation 2016.
The initials, indicating the fabric types, are taken from the National Roman Fabric Reference Collection (Tomber and Dore 1988)
Form D 31
plain Samian bowl
Examples of 3 types
Nene Valley ware.
large greyware jug
pot with an unusual
These few sherds demonstrate the diversity of ceramic and glass vessles which were in use at this location.
A spindle -whorl made by
re-using a broken sherd of
A bronze object as yet unidentified.
Part of a decorated Tegula, a
Romano-British roof tile.The upper surface is soot blackened,
probably from fire after a roof collapse.
Part of the base of a Samian bowl
made in Gaul around AD 180.
It shows the stamp with the potters
name - CLEMENS.
Recent excavation showing part of
an oven constructed from clay.
It is not yet known what this may have been used to cook.
A sherd of Samian pottery with a
traditional 'ormalu' pattern on the
Part of stone structure in trench 08
Stone loom weight used in weaving ...
Lug, part of a Romano-British ceramic vessel
South facing section of ditch in trench 07