New pottery type series website launched

Some fabric samples from the Gloucester pottery type series

A new website focused on the Gloucester City Roman and medieval type fabric series has been launched.

The fabric series, originally largely the brainchild of the late Alan Vince, was initially developed during the 1970s and used in many of the earlier published reports for Gloucester and Kingsholm.

While some of the Roman fabrics are now superseded by the National Roman Fabric Reference Collection, there are a range of local and regional wares more specific to the city and surrounding area.

There has been no further substantial work on the medieval and post-medieval wares which remain one of the best documented sequences for the area.

The website can be accessed here.