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Chapelfield Road, Guyhirn

History of Guyhirn

Proceedings of the Cambridge Antiquarian Society (2021)

Romano-British saltmaking in Guyhirn: Archaeological excavation at Chapelfield Road

Remnants of clay vessels, tanks and supports used in saltmaking found. Such debris indicates that further evidence of saltmaking in the surrounding area must exist.



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