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Monument Number 10527

Hob Uid: 10527
Location :
Cumbria
Allerdale
Westward
Grid Ref : NY3395047420
Summary : A Roman Inscription is visible high up on the rock face at Shawk quarries near Rose Castle and refers to the second Augustan Legion.
More information : [NY 3395 4742] Written Rock [T.I.] (Site of). (1)

A Roman inscription, high up on the rock face at Shawk quarries,
near Rose Castle [NY 3746] refers to the Second Augustan Legion.
Possibly the quarry provided stone for Old Carlisle or Hadrian's Wall.Crude figures and scrawls are probably Mediaeval. (2)

Details of inscriptions. Now lost. (3)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" (Prov.) 1957.
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Source Number : 2
Source : Archaeologia : or miscellaneous tracts relating to antiquity
Source details : (Cha Carlisle)
Page(s) : 248-51
Figs. :
Plates :
Vol(s) : 1 - 1749
Source Number : 3
Source : The Roman inscriptions of Britain, 1. Inscriptions on stone : epigraphic indexes
Source details : Nos 1001-1003
Page(s) : 334-5
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Plates :
Vol(s) : 1965

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

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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : NY 34 NW 2
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