Archaeologists dig into Lymington's sea salt industry

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Salt was a booming trade along the Solent coast up to the middle of the 19th century.

Now the secrets of Lymington's salt industry are set to be revealed by Mr Green and a team of archaeologists and volunteers.

The area around the country's last two remaining sea salt boiling houses in the town is being excavated.

The New Forest National Park Authority and Wessex Archaeology is organising the archaeological excavation beside the Lymington-Pennington marshes to establish the size and scale of a typical salt working site....

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