legionary wares

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Distinctive types of pottery in use by the legions in Britain especially in the mid 1st century ad, when local products were found to be inadequate. These wares were peculiar to each legion and have been identified at Wroxeter, Lincoln, York, and Caerleon, but there has only been one production centre identified, at Holt, Chester, where there was a works depot for tile‐making.

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