Record Details

NHER Number:21942
Type of record:Monument
Name:Earthwork of possible medieval saltern mound

Summary

In 1985 a low mound was noted in the corner of this field, which may be a medieval saltern mound.

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Location

Grid Reference:TF 5182 2024
Map Sheet:TF52SW
Parish:WALPOLE CROSS KEYS, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

12 November 1985.
Low mound in corner of field - Salt(ern?) mound?
Some indications of dark stained soil around lower, western edge. Beyond medieval sea bank. Around 60m diam x 1.1m high estimated, seen but not walked, under plough. Around 11ft (3.4m) OD.
R. J. Silvester (NAU), 12 November 1985.

Monument Types

  • MOUND (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SALTERN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

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