Record Details

NHER Number:42216
Type of record:Monument
Name:Probable Late Saxon or medieval saltern mounds

Summary

Four probable saltern mounds are visible on aerial photographs. It is likely that they are Late Saxon or medieval features. Another possible saltern mound is located to the north (NHER 42215).

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 46350 05550
Map Sheet:TG40NE
Parish:GREAT YARMOUTH, GREAT YARMOUTH, NORFOLK

Full description

December 2005. Norfolk NMP.
Earthworks of saltern mounds of probable Late Saxon to medieval date are visible on aerial photographs (S1 and S2). These mounds are centred on TG 4635 0555. A group of four irregularly shaped mounds are present ranging in size from 31m by 11.5m to 37m by 26m. It is likely that they are saltern mounds of Late Saxon to medieval date. Another possible saltern mound is located 145m further to the north (NHER 42215).
J. Albone (NMP), 8 December 2005.

Monument Types

  • MOUND (Unknown date)
  • 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/1606 3016-7 27-JUN-1946 (NHER TG 4606A-B).
<S2>Vertical Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1953. RAF 82/724 4-5 16-FEB-1953 (NHER TG 4605B-C).

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