Pit kiln

an oven for coking coal.

See also: Pit

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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I bisque-fired all of the work and then set to work building a small pit kiln from bricks that I had scavenged out of an old industrial trawler stove and a barbecue grate.
The location offered classroom space with moveable tables, a large fire pit where brick kilns were built, and a grassy area used for the construction of pit kilns. Materials used included the following: