Salthouse, World War Two Radar Tower - Trevor Ashwin


Norfolk's Seventh Sense? Salthouse radar tower. (© 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 075 432: Salthouse Heath, NHER 23386

November 2005.

Over the horizon, the cold, dry pinewoods resound.

Collaged digital image, 9985px x 2339px

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 Neolithic causewayed enclosure at Salthouse, and the churchyard at Wood Dalling.

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