Aldin Grange Kiln Site (Bearpark)
Excavation photograph Copyright NAA 1996
Fully excavated medieval pottery kiln at Aldin Grange © NAA 1996
In 1996 archaeologists found the remains of two pottery kilns. They stood on a low hill overlooking the River Browney. Over 20,000 fragments of pottery were found. These kilns were probably in use in the mid-14th century.
|Historical period:||Medieval (1066 to 1540)|
|Event(s):||Watching brief between Autun Stile and Neville's Cross 1996; Northern Archaeological Associates Ltd|
Archaeological excavation of pottery kilns at Aldin Grange, Co. Durham; Northern Archaeological Associates
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Source of Reference
Local History of Bearpark
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