Record Details

NHER Number:21941
Type of record:Monument
Name:Earthwork of medieval saltern mound

Summary

Examination of 1985 aerial photographs recorded a medieval saltern mound behind the sea bank on this site.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 5210 2008
Map Sheet:TF52SW
Parish:WALPOLE CROSS KEYS, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

12 November 1985.
Mound - saltern behind sea bank. Seen only from distance, possibly around 2m high; plotted from aerial photographs. 60m north to southeast x 50m northeast to southwest estimated. Under plough. 11ft (3.4m). OD.
R. J. Silvester (NAU), 12 November 1985.

Monument Types

  • MOUND (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SALT WORKS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: HSL UK/69/856 6848.

Related records - none

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