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Type Series


A number of type series will be developed to cover the forms and fabrics found in the northern frontier region. The first covers BB2 and other related reduced wares from South-East England.



BB2 and allied fabrics


To view or download a printable version of the entire South-eastern reduced wares type series click the links below:



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Anderson, A. 1989. 'The other pottery', in Frere, S. S. and Wilkes J. J. 'Strageath excavations within the Roman Fort 1973-86', Britannia Mon. 9, 243-65

Bidwell, P. T. 1994. 'Pottery', in Snape, M. E. 'An excavation in the Roman cemetery at South Shields', Archaeol. Aeliana, 5th ser. 22, 51-3

Bidwell, P. and Croom, A. 2002. 'The Roman pottery', in Snape M. and Bidwell P., 'Excavations at Castle Garth, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1976-92 and 1995-96; the excavation of the Roman Fort', Archaeol. Aeliana, 5th ser. 31, 139-72

Bidwell, P. and Speak, S. 1994. 'Excavations at South Shields Roman Fort, Volume I', Soc. Antiq. Newcastle upon Tyne Mon. Ser. 4

Bidwell, P. T. and Watson M. 1989. 'A trial excavation on Hadrian's Wall at Buddle Street, Wallsend', Archaeol. Aeliana 5th ser. 17, 21-8

Croom, A. T. 2003. 'The illustrated vessels', in Hodgson, N. 'The Roman Fort at Wallsend (Segedunum): Excavations in 1997-8', Tyne and Wear Museums Archaeol. Mon. 3, 241-4

Davies, B., Richardson, B. and Tomber, R. 1994. 'A Dated Corpus of Early Roman Pottery from the City of London', The Archaeology of Roman London, vol. 5, C.B.A. Res. Rep. 98

Dore, J. N. and Gillam, J. P. 1979. 'The Roman Fort at South Shields', Soc. Antiq. Newcastle upon Tyne Mon. Ser. 1

Gillam, J. P. 1960-1. 'The coarse pottery', in Steer, K. A. 'Excavations at Mumrills Roman Fort, 1958-60', Proc. Soc. Antiq. Scot. 19, 113-32

Gillam, J. P. 1967. 'Roman Pottery', in Harbottle, B. 'An excavation at the Gunner Tower, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1964', Archaeol. Aeliana, 4th ser. 45, 123-7

Gillam, J. P. 1970. 'Types of Roman Coarse Pottery in Northern Britain (3rd edn.)', Newcastle upon Tyne

Marsh, G. and Tyers, P. 1978. 'The Roman Pottery from Southwark', in Bird, J., Graham, A. H., Sheldon, H. and Townend, P. (eds) 'Southwark Excavations 1973-4', London Middlesex Archaeol. Soc. Surrey Archaeol. Soc. Joint Publication 1, 533-582

Maxwell, G. 1974. 'Coarse ware', in Rae, A. and Rae, V. 'The Roman fort at Cramond, Edinburgh excavations 1954-1966', Britannia 5, 163-224

Miket, R. 1983. 'The Roman Fort at South Shields: Excavation of the Defences, 1977-81' Newcastle upon Tyne

Miller, S. N. 1928. 'The Roman Fort at Old Kilpatrick, Glasgow'

Monaghan, J. 1987. 'Upchurch and Thameside Roman Pottery: a Ceramic Typology, First to Third Centuries', Brit. Archaeol. Rep., Brit. Ser. 173, Oxford

Pollard, R. J. 1988. 'The Roman Pottery of Kent', Kent Archaeol. Soc. Mon. 5

Woodfield, C. 1965. 'Six turrets on Hadrian's Wall', Archaeol. Aeliana, 4th ser. 43, 87-200



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