A number are recorded, presumably for storage, although some manufacture by distillation may well have been attempted, as is recorded at Chapel.
1) The Bishop of Winchester had a salt house at Bitterne, presumably in the immediate vicinity of his manor house on the peninsula.

2) A salt house is recorded at West Quay c.1573.

3) In 1646 a salt house is recorded in French Street at the south end adjoining the town wall between a tower to the west and the ‘wool house’ (i.e. Long House) to the east.

4) At Chapel: see Salterns.


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