Local Interest

Is that Table Salt

The Lion Salt Works is the last remaining open pan saltworks in Marston, Near Northwich Cheshire England. It closed as a works in 1986 and is now preserved as a Museum it is a listed building grade 2. It is now a visitor attraction that has been restored and has galleries that illustrate how the works operated, and also the effects on the economy and landscape of Mid Cheshire. The building also includes a rebuilt stove house with its associated salt pan in-situ, the smithy engine house, a brine tank and the rail tracks used for transporting salt on the site . There is a cafe, conference facility and a Play area.


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