Glasgow, Finnieston, Lancefield Quay

Unidentified Pottery (pottery)(19th Century)

Site Name Glasgow, Finnieston, Lancefield Quay

Classification Unidentified Pottery (pottery)(19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Verreville Pottery

Canmore ID 240593

Site Number NS56NE 3028.1

NGR NS 573 651

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Glasgow, City Of
  • Parish Glasgow (city Of Glasgow)
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District City Of Glasgow
  • Former County Lanarkshire

Archaeology Notes

NS56NE 3028.01 573 651

NS 573 651 A watching brief in April 2002 uncovered a series of pits containing waster sherds from the Verreville Pottery, which was situated immediately to the N of the site. Sherds include slipware, transfer ware, hand-painted wares and sponge-printed wares. All are represented in both their bisque and glazed states. Preliminary analysis suggests that most of the sherds date to the period when the pottery was owned by John Geddes (1802-30).

Report to be deposited in the NMRS.

Sponsor: Miller Homes (Scotland West) Ltd.

J Dawson 2002

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