Record Details

NHER Number:42212
Type of record:Monument
Name:Earthwork saltern mound

Summary

An earthwork of a mound, probably a Late Saxon to medieval saltern mound, is visible on aerial photographs. The mound is sub circular in plan and is surrounded by a narrow ditch or gully. Other possible saltern mounds are located 100m to the south (NHER 41369) and 140m to the east (NHER 42213).

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 45563 05468
Map Sheet:TG40NE
Parish:FREETHORPE, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

December 2005. Norfolk NMP.
An earthwork of a mound, probably a Late Saxon to medieval saltern mound, is visible on aerial photographs (S1), (S2) and (S3). This mound is located at TG 4556 0547. The mound is sub circular in plan and has a maximum diameter of 23m. It is surrounded by a narrow ditch or gully. It is likely that this is a saltern mound of Late Saxon to medieval date. Other possible saltern mounds are located 100m to the south (NHER 41369) and 140m to the east (NHER 42213).
J. Albone (NMP), 07 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. 1945. RAF 106G/UK/930 3012-3 16-OCT-1945 (NHER TG 4505A-B).
<S2>Vertical Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1953. RAF 82/724 6-7 16-FEB-1953 (NHER TG 4505A-B).
<S3>Vertical Aerial Photograph: Ordnance Survey. 1971. OS/71044 288-9 11-APR-1971.

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