Ford across Avon at Salford
The site of a ford dating from the Early Medieval and Medieval periods. It is known from documentary evidence to be a crossing point of a major saltway across the Avon. It is called the Saltford and is located 250m north west of the sewage works, Salford Priors.
1 The Saltford referred to in a charter of 714 (probably spurious) and in 1086. Indicates the crossing of a major saltway across the Avon.
2 Map marking site of ford.