Record Details

NHER Number:42197
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible Saxon or medieval saltern mound

Summary

An earthwork of a possible Late Saxon to medieval saltern mound is visible on aerial photographs. Other possible saltern mounds are located nearby (NHER 42198, 17773).

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 46483 07308
Map Sheet:TG40NE
Parish:HALVERGATE, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

November 2005. Norfolk NMP.
An earthwork of a possible Late Saxon to medieval saltern mound is visible on aerial photographs (S1 to S3). This mound is centred on TG 4648 0730. The mound is sub rectangular in plan and measures up to 37m long by 18m wide and is bounded by drainage ditches on all sides. It is likely that this is a saltern mound of Late Saxon to medieval date. Other possible saltern mounds are located nearby (NHER 42198, 17773).
J. Albone (NMP), 29 November 2005

Monument Types

  • MOUND (Undated)
  • MOUND (Late Saxon to Medieval - 851 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SALTERN (Late Saxon to Medieval - 851 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

<S1>Vertical Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1946. RAF 106G/UK 6016-7 27-JUN-1946 (NHER TG 4608A / TG 4608C).
<S2>Vertical Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1963. RAF 543/2531 (F22) 23-4 14-NOV-1963 (NMR).
<S3>Vertical Aerial Photograph: Ordnance Survey. 1985. OS/85101 68-9 02-JUN-1985.

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