Mundling

The salt was packed down with a wooden tool called a ‘mundling stick’; this ensures the lump is compacted to produce the correct weight. When the salt lump was drained, they were placed on the hurdles, (wooden floor), either side of the pan until two rows had been formed.

 

12. The salt begins the drying process, a row of tubs are filled on one side of the pan then the other. Seddon's.jpg

The salt begins the drying process, a row of tubs are filled on one side of the pan then the other. Seddon's.