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Archaeologia Cantiana - Vol. 87   1972 page 148

Rochester East Gate, 1969. By A. C. Harrison, B.A., F.S.A.

comparable with Canterbury, 1954 (see above), no. 14. Marks of vertical finger-tip smoothing on shoulder.
   6. Hard grey sandy ware, fired to brown on surface.
   7. Grey ware, heavily filled with finely crushed shell. Brownish on outer face. Probably to be equated with Mr. Rigold's early shelly wares of c. 1100 from Eynsford/Lullingstone area (Arch. Cant., lxxxvi (1971), 151, fig. 12, especially L7).

Group III. Pit M3. Rim-forms and ware indicate a twelfth-century date.
   8. Heavy plain rim with particles of coarse shell. Grey, reddish on outer face.
   9. Shallow cooking pot of grey ware with considerable content of fine shell.
   10. Grey sandy ware with no shell.

Group IV. Pit M5.
   11. Same class of vessel as no. 1 above. Dark grey ware with coarse shell.
   12-13. Identical wares: grey, fired to reddish on surface. Much coarse shell. Possibly in same class as the Eynsford Castle twelfth-century Phase X(c) ware (Arch. Cant, lxxxvi (1971), 150).


Fig 19  Medieval Pottery.  Group XII  ()

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