Record Details

NHER Number:36952
Type of record:Monument
Name:Probable medieval saltern

Summary

A probable medieval saltern is visible as an earthwork and cropmark on 1944 and 1948 aerial photographs. It is one of a number in this area and is overlain by a later sea bank on its northwest side.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 6498 2825
Map Sheet:TF62NW
Parish:SANDRINGHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1944 and 1948. RAF air photography.
A probable medieval saltern is visible as an earthwork and cropmark at TF 6498 2824 southwest of Wolferton.
A feature on the mound at TF 6496 2823 may mark the site of a saltcote.
The mound is one of a number in this area and is overlain by a later sea bank on its northwest side.
A. Miller (Suffolk County Council NMP), 11 July 2000.

October 2011.
Google Earth imagery shows that this feature has been ploughed level.
K. Powell (HES), 14 October 2011.

Monument Types

  • SALTERN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Vertical Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1948. 541/205 frames 3137-8 (NMR).
---Vertical Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1944. RAF 106G/LA67 frames 4111, 4153 (NMR).
---Secondary File: Secondary file.

Related records - none

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