Some blocks were sold as lump salt so they were finished off with a happer, a flat wooden tool used to smooth off the lump. Otherwise it would be left rough and end up in the crusher.
About Middlewich Heritage Trust
The Trust is established for the preservation and promotion of the heritage of Middlewich (including buildings, artefacts and archives) as a resource for the benefit of the residents of Cheshire East, of Cheshire West and Chester, and of the wider public. Middlewich Heritage Trust is a not for profit organisation and welcomes volunteers from all walks of life in a number of different areas.
There are many ways to get involved with Middlewich Heritage and volunteers are a crucial part of what we do. For more information on how to become a volunteer please contact us.
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