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17th Century Potsherd

This is a picture of a potsherd found in a garden in Charney. It comes from a bottle or flagon probably made in Cologne or Frechen, around 1500 – 1700 AD. A great deal of this pottery was imported to England in the seventeenth century, as was the white wine of the region.

Clegg: Mineral Water Maker, Wantage

Part of a cache of bottles found in Charney.