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Name:East Weare salt pool, Portland
Type of Record:Monument
HER Number:MDO19643
Last edited:Dec

Monument Type(s)


Extant. ‘Salt Pool' shown on maps of 1800, 1828, 1832 and 1841. One of two ? One pool is visible as an earthwork on aerial photographs of 1946 and 2009 to the north of Grove Point.

Sources and Further Reading

<1>SDO10235 - Map: F Webb and Co Salisbury. 1800. A Map of the Isle of Portland.
<2>SDO10236 - Map: Wyld, J. 1828. Plan of the Island of Portland in the County of Dorset.
<3>SDO10237 - Map: Roger Hopkins and Sons. 1832. Plan of Grove and Easton area of Portland, showing proprietors of quarry lands.
<4>SDO10253 - Map: 1841. Portland Tithe Map.
<5>SDO13044 - Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 04-NOV-1946. RAF CPE/UK/1824 3228-9.
<6>SDO12705 - Aerial Photograph: XX-XXX-2009. Google Earth.

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