Keys to the Past

Gloster Hill (Warkworth)

The earliest mention of salt works at Gloster Hill were recorded in the 12th century, when a charter gave them to the monks of Newminster Abbey. It is not known when salt boiling ended here. There is little to be seen here now, beyond a mound covered in gorse.

Reference number:N5593
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1954; E Geary
FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1971; B H Pritchard



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Warkworth


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