Record Details

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


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


Grid Reference:TG 4510 1020
Map Sheet:TG41SE

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

---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 - Miscellaneous. Stokesby with Herringby.
<S1>Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TG 41 SE 2.
<S2>Archive: Bolingbroke Collection.

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