Tag Archives: Redware

Laser-Scanning the old Winchcombe Pottery Kiln

As a contribution to the project to repair and present the old bottle kiln at the Winchcombe Pottery in Gloucestershire, David Dawson and I, together with Bill Stebbing of Scan to PLAN offered to carry out a full 3D laserscan … Continue reading

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Another Kiln: The Pott House, Bedminster, Bristol

A late 18th to mid-19th century redware pottery called The Pott House, was excavated in Boot Lane, Bedminster, Bristol in 2002.  The closure of Bristol and Region Archaeological Services has been as sad day in the history of archaeology in … Continue reading

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Bridgwater Jugs – 19th Century ‘Severnside’ Redwares

On Facebook’s British Country Pottery Collectors group page recently a number of people have been sharing and discussing a particular group of 19th of early 20th century redware jugs. They are typical of the broad family of shapes made around … Continue reading

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Bristol and Regional Archaeological Services have been excavating at the site of the Barton Hill Pottery in Barton Hill, Bristol for the last couple of weeks. The Barton Hill Pottery was a small redware pottery making lead-glazed farmhouse kitchenwares and … Continue reading

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