|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Roman pottery sherds, shell and briquetage|
Fieldwalking in 1989 recovered a concentration of briquetage with some pottery sherds and shell. It is thought that these objects indicate the presence of salt production activity during the Roman period.
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|Grid Reference:||TL 5197 9860|
|Parish:||UPWELL, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
January 1989. On flat area of silt beside roddon.
Approximately 25m east to west x 26m north to south. Conditions: good, weathered ploughsoil.
Roman saltern site. Concentration of briquetage with a little pottery and shell. Set in dark soil with a reddish tinge.
R. Silvester (NAU), 11 January 1989.
For full details of wares, flint types etc see Fenland Folders (S1).
- SALT WORKS (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
- SALTERN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
- MOLLUSCA REMAINS (Undated)
- BRIQUETAGE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
- POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
Sources and further reading
|---||Archive: Fenland Folders. |
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