Record Details

NHER Number:2481
Type of record:Monument
Name:Roman period floors, possible salt works

Summary

Boring in 1932 discovered evidence of Roman period floors and briquetage associated with a possible salt works thought to be located in this area.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 519 972
Map Sheet:TL59NW
Parish:UPWELL, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

26 October 1932. 1/2 mile (800m) north of Lakes End. Boring by Horse Head Drain (southeast of Model Farm). [1]
Roman floors, briquetage etc in situ in freshwater clay (87 cm), overlying peat (60 cms) and buttery clay (483 cms), probably resting on lower peat.
Information from Fenland Research Commitee.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

Monument Types

  • FLOOR (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • SALT WORKS (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BRIQUETAGE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Roman. Upwell.
<S1>Article in serial: Proceedings of the Cambridge Antiquarian Society. 43-18.

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