Westfield finds

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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

of beaker


Nene Valley ware.


large greyware jug
















Greyware cooking

pot with an unusual

rim profile





Derbyshire ware

storage jars

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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

Romano-British greyware








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

external decoration.

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     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