Record Details

NHER Number:8646
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of Roman salt works

Summary

This was recorded as the site of a Roman salt works in 1926. Nothing was visible when the site was visited in 1934.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 4510 1020
Map Sheet:TG41SE
Parish:STOKESBY WITH HERRINGBY, GREAT YARMOUTH, NORFOLK

Full description

'Site of saltpans' (Ordnance Survey 1926).

Visited 26 June 1934 by R.R. Clarke (NCM).
No trace of saltpans, a flat meadow.

Supposed to have been Roman, see (S1).
(S2) makes it clear this was discovered in excavating a drain. It was a 'square enclosure' and nearby was a 'submerged alder and ash thicket'.
E. Rose (NAU)

Monument Types

  • ENCLOSURE (Unknown date)
  • ENCLOSURE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • SALT WORKS (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Archive: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards.
<S2>Archive: Bolingbroke Collection.

Related records - none

Find out more...

Norfolk County Council logo Heritage Lottery Fund logo

Powered by HBSMR-web and the HBSMR Gateway from exeGesIS SDM Ltd, and mojoPortal CMS
© 2007 - 2019 Norfolk Historic Environment Service