Howsell

Industry and Pottery Kiln

SO779493 – At Grit Farm a ditch filled with Roman “wasters”, burnt clay and charcoal was discovered during tree-felling in 1969.

SO777494 – 400m WNW of Grit Farm a waster heap discovered in a water-main trench yielded vessels of a type previously unknown to have been produced here.

SO789497 – At Great Buckmans Farm pits and ditches containing similar material but different forms were found, all dated to the second century.

SO7551 – There is a Roman tile kiln at Upper Sandlin a couple of miles to the north of the Malvern Hills.

References for Howsell

Britannia ii (1971) p.262: W.M.A.N.S. 1969 p.28, 1970 p.39; Trans. Worcs. Arch. Soc. 3.i (1965-7) pp.15-28.

Map References for Howsell

OSMap: LR150

Roman Roads near Howsell

Possible Road: NE (5.5) to Worcester Possible Road: SW (10.5) to Stretton Grandison