Map Features - salterns

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In order by date from the Map group (maker year)
NB: typical illustrated examples are described, NOT ALL examples.
absence of evidence is not evidence of absence

Collins 1693
A couple of miles west of Lymington there are drawn rows of rectangular ponds, the salterns, labelled:-

Salt Pitts

Collins 1693
Salt pans are shown near Lymington.

Morden 1695

On the coast is a rectangular bondary line with small square ponds, salt ponds, labelled:-

Morden 1708
Just by Lymington is:-


Avery 1721
(salterns; windmills)
Along the shore between Lymington and Milford are small buildings labelled:-
a note printed below the descriptions of tides tells us:-
N.B. the Letters s.h. where ever they occur stand for Salt Houses.
There are numerous windmills, drawn as post mills, with the salterns. On Portsea Island, north east coast, are:-
Salt Pans

Moll 1724

Salt works
labelled south of Milford. Are the little lumps meant to be piles of salt?

Rocque 1746
South west of the Lymington river is a row of inverted V symbols, perhaps piles of salt, with a label west of Hurst:-

Salt Works

Mackenzie 1780s
The chart studied has detailed mapping of salterns along the coast west of Lymington along towards Hurst. The drawing seesm to show enclosed salt pans areas, numerous windpumps, and works buildings.

Heather 1797
The salterns along the coast by Lymington are shown by a row of windmills and buildings, labelled:-
Salt Houses

OS 1810s Old Series
Salterns are marked by an outline with diagonal cross hatching, often labelled, eg:-
Bounds Saltern [E of Fawley]
Great Saltern [no symbol, E coast of Portsea Island]
and a large area of hatching:-

Salt Works
on the coast between Lymington and Milford. There salterns, larger and smaller, all along the coasts of the islands and mainland from Langstone Harbour to beyond Lymington.

Greenwood 1826
Salterns are marked by an outline with cross hatching representing the salt pans. ON the coast by Lymington a large area of salt pans is labelled:-

elsewhere these are labelled:-

Hall 1833

Shaded areas south west of Lymington are labelled:-
Salt Works

Moule 1836
Outlines and labelled on the coast south of Lymington is:-

Salt Works

Hughes 1840
South west of Lymington the salterns are drawn, but not labelled:-

Sheringham 1840s-50s
On the west bank of the River Hamble is:-
Salt Pans
and on the east:-
Old salt House
On Portsea Island there are:-
by Salterns Farm on the east shore. On Hayling Island's east shore are:-
East Saltern
West Saltern

each with a windmill, for pumping brine, and with a clear salt pan at the last.

Philip 1857-1900
A couple of blocks, for a small settlement or buildings, are labelled:-

Salt Works
between Lymington and Milford.

Brannon 1859
There are ponds on the coast between Lymington and Keyhaven, labelled:-
Salt Works

Dispatch 1863
The Lymington salterns are not noticed, but elsewhere there are:-
labelled with no special symbol, as on the east shore of Hayling Island, and:-
Bounds Saltern
on Southampton Water near Fawley.

Kelly 1875
On the coast between Lymington and Milton are:-
Salt Works

Letts 1884
In the coastal area south west of Lymington is;-

Salt Works

: 1766: Museum Rusticum et Commerciale: (London): vol.1: pp.272-294

King, Edward: 1972: Walk through Lymington: Kings of Lymington (Lymington, Hampshire):: chapter 5 - Manufacture of Salt

Lloyd, Arthur T: 1996 (reprint): Salterns of the Lymington Area: Buckland Trust (Lymington, Hampshire)

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