3 edition of Iron Age and Roman salt production and the medieval town of Droitwich found in the catalog.
|Statement||edited by Simon Woodiwiss ; contributions by James Bond ... [et al.] ; illustrations by Anne Crone and Carolyn Hunt.|
|Series||CBA research report,, 81, Research report (Council for British Archaeology) ;, no. 81.|
|Contributions||Woodiwiss, Simon., Bond, James.|
|LC Classifications||DA690.D777 I76 1992|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 223 p. :|
|Number of Pages||223|
|LC Control Number||93134967|
It is relatively pure and rich source of edible or common salt, a gallon ( litres) of brine yielding about 2 to lbs ( to kg) of salt. Iron age. The production of salt in Droitwich can be traced from at least the Iron Age . Hurst, D. (ed) A multi-period salt production site at Droitwich: excavations at Upwich, CBA Research Report, No Woodiwiss, S. (ed) Iron Age and Roman salt production and the medieval town of Droitwich.
(Seawater is about 3% salt.) Droitwich brine was always, therefore, a very valuable resource and its ownership was coveted and closely guarded. There is archaeological evidence of salt manufacture from the Bronze Age onwards (around BC). From the Iron Age . Rees, H, , in S Woodiwiss (ed), Iron Age and Roman salt production and the medieval town of Droitwich, CBA Research Rep pp ). Additional fabrics were published in the same format .
King John granted the town a Royal Charter in because of its salt, and Droitwich became very prosperous in Medieval times. The salt industry was industrialised and developed in the 19th century by John Corbett, who built nearby Chateau Impney in the French château style for his wife and developed the town . Peacock, D P S, A petrological study of certain Iron Age pottery from western England, Proc Prehist –28 (new ser) Rees, H, Pottery, in Iron Age and Roman salt production and the medieval town of Droitwich (ed S Woodiwiss), CBA Res 35–58 See the related record on the Atlas of Roman .
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The first of a proposed three volume series, reporting on six excavations carried out in Droitwich between and The town has been a centre for the large-scale production of salt from the.
Iron Age and Roman salt production and the medieval town of Droitwich: Excavations at the Old Bowling Green and Friar Street Simon Woodiwiss (Ed.) CBA Research Report No 81 () ISBN 1. This natural resource has made Droitwich one of the main sources of salt production throughout history since the Iron Age and probably before.
There is evidence of a settled community from the late Iron Age ( - BC), producing and distributing salt over a large area, to the Roman occupation when the town was known as "Salinae" meaning "Salt.
n.a. Iron Age and Roman salt production and the medieval town of Droitwich: excavations at the Old Bowling Green and Friar Street. Woodiwiss, S, Iron and and Roman Salt production and the medieval town of Droi, () Other planning report, Hurst, J D, Assessment Of The Archaeological Resource In Droitwich, ().
a A. Hunt, ‘Friar Street, Droitwich, Worcestershire’, West Midlands Archaeological News Sheet 18 (), 40, b Britannia 8 (), f. c S. Woodiwiss (ed) ‘Iron Age and Roman salt production and the medieval town of Droitwich.
The Droitwich salt making industry is exceptional in preserving evidence for salt production from the Iron Age until the 19th century. Its location, around the brine springs in waterlogged conditions.
Salt Making in Cheshire. The Iron Age Background In the past it was been assumed that Roman salt production was focused at Middle Ages, salt was a major industry in towns such as Droitwich.
At this time and before Droitwich was much the most important centre of inland salt production and produced more than the whole of Cheshire. Population and Salt Demand Throughout history and. The natural brine at Droitwich is ten times saltier than sea water - only the waters of the Dead Sea are as concentrated.
There is archaeological evidence that the salt deposits were being exploited by man as far back as the Iron Age. Woodiwiss, S (ed) Iron Age and Roman salt production and the medieval town of Droitwich.
CBA Research Report. 81 Hunt, A From Saltings to Spa Town, the archaeology of Droitwich. Crickmore, J Droitwich Brine Pit, Droitwich. Sandwich - The 'Completest Medieval Town in England' To the casual visitor of today, Sandwich appears as simply a small inland market town on the bank of a modest river.
But locals and historians have long known that in the Middle Ages. Iron Age and Roman Salt Production and the Medieval town of Droitwich Simon Woddiwiss (ed.). Download * Rivenhall Investigations of a Villa Church and Village – Vol 2:. Iron Age and Roman Salt Production and the Medieval Town of Droitwich: Reports of Excavations at the Old Bowling Green and Friar Street £ £ Dyer, C, forthcoming Salt-making in Droitwich, Worcestershire, in the fourteenth century, Trans Worcestershire Archaeol Soc 3 ser Hilton, R H, A medieval society.
Hughes, J, and Hunt, A, Friar Street: the excavation, in Woodiwiss, S. G.(ed),Iron Age and Roman salt production and the medieval town of Droitwich. Anglo Saxons There has been continuous salt production on the same sites at Droitwich from the Iron Age through the Roman and Medieval periods, and up to the 20th century.
However, in Cheshire, recent archaeology at both Nantwich and Middlewich. According to CBA Research Report No 81, Iron Age and Roman Salt production and medieval town of Droitwich, edited by Simon Woodiwiss (): ‘The saltworkers belonging to Bromsgrove are said to have been given cartloads of wood in the time of Edward the Confessor for the mitts of salt they produced [one mitt equated to around eight bushels, or a horse load].
Northwick manor. Production and Distribution of Pottery and Salt in Iron Age Britain: a Review - Volume 60 Issue 1 - Elaine L.
Morris Iron Age and Roman Salt Production and the Medieval Town of Droitwich. Iron Age and Roman salt production and the medieval town of Droitwich: excavations at the Old Bowling Green and Friar Street.
Woodiwiss, S. (ed.) () Iron age and Roman Salt production and the medieval town of Droitwich: Reports of excavations at the old Bowling Green and friar street. United Kingdom: Council for British. Back to About Droitwich Spa Forward to Canals and Droitwich Spa.
In the Iron Age, the area around the town was well-developed for salt production. The brine was heated so as to evaporate some of the water content, producing a concentration sufficient for salt .Bond, C.J.
and Hunt, A.,'The town: c c ' in Woodiwiss (ed), Iron Age and Roman Salt production and the medieval town of Droitwich (CBA Research Report 81) p. Bond, C.J.,'Anglo-Saxon and Medieval .Rees, H. 'Briquetage', in S. Woodiwiss (ed.), Iron Age and Roman Salt Production and the Medieval Town of Droitwich, CBA Res.
Rep. 81, London: Council for British Archaeology. .