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Monument Number 966517

Hob Uid: 966517
Location :
Greater London Authority
City and County of the City of London
Non Civil Parish
Grid Ref : TQ3170081000
Summary : A fragment of a Roman inscribed tombstone was found in Playhouse Yard in 1843.
More information : (TQ 317810. Roman tombstone sited to Playhouse Yard from Auth 1 and OS 1250 1967).

A fragment of tombstone was found in Playhouse Yard in 1843 near Apathecaris Hall. It reads:

"[Dis Mani]bus... er. L(ucii) f(ilius) G[al(eria)] Celsu[s] spec(ulator) leg(ionis) [ii A]ug(ustae); An[to]n(ius) Dardanus, cu[r(ator)], Rubrius Pudens... Probis, spec(ulator) leg..."

("In memory of... Valerius? Celsus of the Galerian tribe, son of Lucius, speculator in the Second Augustan Legion; [set up by] Antonius Dardanus, curator, Rubrius Pudens, and ... Probus, speculator in the same legion, [his heirs]." (1)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source :
Source details :
Page(s) : 173
Figs. :
Plates : 61
Vol(s) : 1928

Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Roman
Display Date : Roman
Monument End Date : 410
Monument Start Date : 43
Monument Type : Inscribed Stone, Tombstone
Evidence : Find

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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : TQ 38 SW 1180
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