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The Roman Pottery of Kent
by Dr Richard J. Pollard  -  Appendix 2  page 211
Doctoral thesis completed in 1982, published 1988


  The Fabrics: date-ranges; regions within study area; references to description and discussion

I.       Fine Wares - continued and  II.   Coarse Wares

17.   ‘Pevensey’ ware:

18.  ‘Pompeian Red’ wares:
19.  ‘Romano-Saxon’ style
            (including Much
               Hadham wares):
20.  South Gaulish wares:

21.  Spanish colour-coat:
22.  ‘Staines’ lead-glazed:
23.  ‘Streak-burnished’
24. ‘Upchurch’ types:

25. West Kent red burnished:

II.   Coarse Wares

1.   Alice Holt-Farnham grey
         sandy ware:

2.   ‘Alice Holt type’ grey 
          sandy ware:
3.   BB1

4.   BB2:









Parchment: A—C all mid-third to early fifth centuries; throughout, but rare in Essex prior
   to mid-fourth, and rare in Sussex after mid-fourth; Chapter 4.IV.1, V.1. Young 1977a.
Fourth century; south-east Kent, Sussex, mainly east; Chapter 4.V.1.
   Fulford 1973a; Green 1977.
Mid-first to early third centuries; throughout; Chapter 4.1.1, 111.1. Peacock 1977c.
Mainly fourth century in Kent, possibly wider date-range in Essex; Chapter 4.V.1, VI.
   Rodwell 1970a; Gillam 1979.

Samian: mid- to late first century; throughout, though pre-Flavian mainly high-status
   sites; Chapter 4.1.1. Hartley 1960; Johns 1971.
Colour-coat: pre-Flavian; very rare, high-status sites. Greene 1973, 1979a. 
(as 20.B).
Late first to early second century; London area, Kent, Essex; Chapter 4d1.1. Arthur 1978.
Mid-third to mid-fourth century; Canterbury; Chapter 4.IV.1; Green 1981, forthcoming.

Reduced: late first to early fourth century in Kent, second to early third in south Essex
   and Weald(?); Chapter 5.11. A variety of grey, grey-brown and black wares without
   temper, often micaceous with a high iron ore content. Exterior surfaces (closed forms)
   or all surfaces (open forms) may be burnished to a high gloss, or slipped grey or black.
   Difficult, if not impossible, to distinguish in the hand from fine ware 10.B (above).
   Monaghan 1982, 1983, 1987. Fig. 41, 119—135; Fig. 42, 143, 145—146, 148—153;
   Fig. 43, 154; Fig. 44, 170—175.
Oxidised: late first to late third or early fourth century; Kent; Chapters 4.11.1, 111.1; 5.11.
   Oxidised version of 24A (above), ranging from pink through red to orange, often with
   a reduced core. Fig. 42, 136—137, 147; Fig. 43, 158—166; Fig. 44, 167—169.
Painted: late first to early second century; north Kent; Chapter 4.11.1. Fabric as 24B, with
   cream paint decoration, or cream-slipped with red paint decoration. Fig. 42, 138—142.
White-slipped:  mid-first to late-second/early third century; Kent;. Chapter 4.1.1,  11.1,
   111.1. Fig. 43, 155—157.
late third to fourth century? west Kent, mainly Darent valley; Chapter 4.V.1.

Late first to early second century, Surrey, London, north-west Kent mainly; late third to
   early fifth century, throughout but rare in Essex; Chapter 4.11.2, IV.2, V.2. Lyne and
   Jefferies 1979; Millett 1979; Orton 1977b; Tyers and Marsh 1978. Fig. 29, 97—99.
Fourth century; mid- and east Kent; Chapter 4.V.3.

Dorset: early Hadrianic — London area, occasionally elsewhere on high-status sites;
   late second to mid-fourth century — throughout; Chapter 4.111.2, 4.IV, 4.V. Farrar 
   1973; Williams 1977. Fig. 29, 100—101.
‘East Kent’: very late third to mid-fourth century; east Kent; Chapter 4.IV.3.
Hadrianic to the first half of the fourth century; mainly west Kent, London

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