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Monument Number 10729

Hob Uid: 10729
Location :
Cumbria
Carlisle
Burgh By Sands
Grid Ref : NY3273059120
Summary : Part of an altar dedicated to Hercules found in, or before, 1801 in an enclosure called Kiln Garth on the line of the Roman Wall near the northwest corner of Burgh-by-Sands fort. Now built 8' up in the west wall of a stable at Cross Farm.
More information : Part of an altar dedicated to Hercules found in, or before, 1801 in an enclosure called Kiln Garth on the line of the Roman Wall near the northwest corner of Burgh-by-Sands fort. Now built 8' up in the west wall of a stable at Cross Farm, immediately south west of the first cross roads west of Burgh Church. Full details of inscriptions. (Suggests probable site of temple, although not noticed by Lewis' Temples in Roman Britain 1966). (1)

The visible portion of the altar measuring approx 0.3m by 0.3m is at NY 3272 5912. Kiln Garth was unlocated. (2)

There altar is extant; there is no evidence for the existence of a temple. (3)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : The Roman inscriptions of Britain, 1. Inscriptions on stone
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Source Number : 2
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 BHP 25-NOV-69
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Source Number : 3
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : Mark Bowden/04-JUL-1990/RCHME: Hadrian's Wall Project
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Roman
Display Date : Roman
Monument End Date : 410
Monument Start Date : 43
Monument Type : Altar
Evidence : Find

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Hadrian's Wall Project Number
External Cross Reference Number : NY 3259/19
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Roman Inscriptions of Britain (RIB)
External Cross Reference Number : 2040
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : NY 35 NW 18
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Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 1097224
Relationship type : General association

Related Activities :
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON NY 35 NW 18
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1969-11-25
End Date : 1969-11-25
Associated Activities : RCHME: HADRIAN'S WALL PROJECT
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 1988-01-01
End Date : 1993-08-01