Rediscovering Coleorton Pottery

Monitoring of the clearance of the former Coleorton Pottery site at Lount in north-west Leicestershire in 2012 has given ULAS archaeologists a rare opportunity to excavate a series of 19th and early 20th century kilns in the county, which has far fewer recorded potteries than Staffordshire or Derbyshire. The Coleorton Pottery was established in 1836 by Sir George Howland Willoughby Beaumont of Coleorton Hall and … Continue reading Rediscovering Coleorton Pottery