An introduction to pre-industrial salterns.
Salterns, or ‘salt works’, are places where crystalline salt was extracted from salt water - either sea water, or brine from inland springs. Salt production follows a process of evaporation until crystals of sodium chloride are precipitated from sea-water or inland brine.
Descriptions of the asset type as well as its development and associations, along with a brief chronology, are included.
- Series: Guidance
- Publication Status: Completed
- Pages: 14
- Product Code: HEAG225
If you require an alternative, accessible version of this document (for instance in audio, Braille or large print) please contact us:
Customer Service Department
Telephone: 0370 333 0607
Textphone: 0800 015 0516
Email: [email protected]