Record Details

NHER Number:4394
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of Roman salt works


Roman pottery, tile and brick fragments found in 1882 indicate the former presence of a salt works.

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Full description

One or two pieces of 'pottery' and 'handbricks' (clay bars like those from Red Hills of square section and light buff colour) and fragment of tile. (S1), (S2).
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

Monument Types

  • SALT WORKS (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • KILN WASTE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Roman. Dereham (West).
<S1>Article in Serial: 1907-9. [unknown]. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries London. Vol XXII, p 195-200. pp 195-200.
<S2>Monograph: 1901. The Victoria History of Norfolk. The Victoria History of the Counties of England. Vol 1. p 316.

Related records

18618Related to: Roman burials and pottery sherds, ballast pit next to former railway siding (Monument)

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