Salthouse, Neolithic Causewayed Enclosure - Trevor Ashwin


Norfolk's Seventh Sense? Salthouse enclosure. (© T. Ashwin.)

Norfolk's Seventh Sense?

'The living skin of the land is our seventh sense, a vast repository of memory of what, as a species, we have felt and done and dreamed.'

Richard Mabey, Fencing Paradise: reflections on the myths of Eden (2005)

Using photographic imagery, an archaeologist documents his attempts at deepening his acquaintance with his ‘home territory’: North Norfolk and the Norwich area. After many years of study, how well does he really know it?

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TG 071 416: Salthouse, Neolithic causewayed enclosure, NHER 36398

June 1996

Things still happen here today.

Digital image, 4724px x 3428px

Aerial photograph TG0741/ADB/JFQ10 by Derek A. Edwards, 28 June 1996, used by kind permission of Norfolk Landscape Archaeology

Artist: Trevor Ashwin

Other works in the series are based on a barrow ditch at Caister St Edmund, the site of a barrow at Guestwick, St Gile's multi-storey car park in Norwich, a World War Two radar tower at Salthouse and the churchyard at Wood Dalling.

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