Record Details

NHER Number:6152
Type of record:Monument
Name:Post medieval salt works

Summary

An area northwest of Old Hall (NHER 6150) is labelled 'Salt Pans' and 'Saltings' on an early 20th century Ordnance Survey map. In 1964 rectangular earthworks and low banks, possibly the remains of salt workings, were recorded at the site.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 0467 4418
Map Sheet:TG04SW
Parish:CLEY NEXT THE SEA, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1964. Area of saltpans seen - rectangular shapes about 275m (300yds) north of Cley Hall.
Sketch (S1) in file.
W. Milligan (NCM).

These are marked as 'Salt Pans' on the (S2), with Saltings on the other side of the bank, but what is the circular building marked on the adjacent bank on that map? Is it connected?
Copy of map (S1) in file.
E. Rose (NLA), 9 December 2003.

March 2003. Visit.
Under rough grass, difficult to identify earthworks.
H. Paterson (A&E), 29 April 2004.

December 2004. Land-based fieldwork phase of the Norfolk Rapid Coastal Survey. NHER 41014, context 4.
A group of banks, mounds and hollows located between TG 04590 44166 and TG 04748 44244. The features could be evidence for saltworking. A piece of post-medieval roof tile and a piece of modern slag were collected.
See (S3) for further details.
A. Cattermole (NLA), 5 December 2007.

Monument Types

  • BANK (EARTHWORK) (Undated)
  • SALT WORKS (Undated)
  • SALT WORKS (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • ROOF TILE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Map: Finder's Map..
<S2>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-7. Ordnance Survey 25 inch 2nd edition (revised 1902-7).
<S3>Unpublished Document: Robertson, D., Crawley, P., Barker, A., and Whitmore, S.. 2005. NAU Report No. 1045. Norfolk Rapid Coastal Zone Archaeological Survey. Assessment Report and Updated Project Design..

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