Monthly Archives: August 2015

17th-Century Kiln Reconstruction at Little Woodham, Hampshire

Roger Harris, the potter at the 1642 Living History Village at Little Woodham outside Gosport in Hampshire has been building a reconstruction of a 17th-century Barnstaple-type kiln for a while now. On the 2nd of August David Dawson and I … Continue reading

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Pottery Kilns in Pompeii

Planning a visit to Pompeii it occurred to me to wonder if there were any potteries amongst the ruins. After all it is a whole town and whilst obviously not essential there must be a chance of a pottery somewhere … Continue reading

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