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Archaeologia Cantiana -  Vol. 72  1958  page 34
Medieval Buildings in the Joyden’s Wood Square Earthwork. 
   By P. J. Tester, F.S.A. and J. E. L. Caiger
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(13 and 59). A small but well-defined beading is present on the inner margin.
   Normally the dishes are plain, but one rim (59) has a line of shallow stab-marks on the inner slope.
   The varieties of ware are the same as in the cooking-pots of groups 2 and 3, namely sandy ware with white shell (13, 51 and 58), and fine sandy ware (54 and 59).

GLAZED JUGS (Fig. 6, 14-19)
   The glazed jugs are very fragmentary, so that no restoration of a complete vessel is possible. As the jugs are of the high quality of jugs found in London and evidently were made at kilns that supplied the City, it is relevant to quote as types some of the examples found there. It is likely that three different shapes are represented among the Joyden's Wood sherds:
   1. Jugs with ovoid body and cylindrical neck, as in the Guildhall Museum1. Represented by a rim (72) and five body sherds. The handles are broad and strap-like, with stab-marks down the middle (6), or oval in section and plain (56). The bases are slightly convex or sagging, with continuous thumb-pressing round the edge, but these do not reach down to the lowest level of the base (14, 42, 47 and 60). One base (49) is plain and more deeply sagging than usual.
   The ware is for the most part grey or buff and sandy. Occasionally the ware is light red, and then the surface has a white slip on the neck and body (72) and handle (56) to mask the fabric colour.
   Glaze covers the surface from the rim down to the lower part of the body, thinning out above the base. The glaze is good in quality, in varying shades of green; the darker glaze tends to be mottled.
   Decoration on the jugs is present as five motifs:
   1.  Narrow, plain applied strips or ribs running vertically.
   2.  Diamond rouletting running vertically (49).
   3.  Bands of combed lines running vertically (46A).
   4.  Elongated hollow bosses pressed out from the inside of the pot, with a repeated V-stamp on the outside. This motif alternates with the combed lines on the same sherd (46A).
   5.  Horizontal bands of white paint or thin slip on the neck (6), which no doubt were continued on the body of the jug.
   A word of comment is required on the elongated bosses, since this motif is rather uncommon, and is of some significance. Hollow bosses occur on several 13th-century glazed jugs from the City of London, and about half a dozen examples have been noted at random in the Guildhall Museum. On these jugs the bosses are either roughly
   1 Guildhall Museum Catalogue (1908), pi. LXVII, 3.

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