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Monument Number 11461

Hob Uid: 11461
Location :
Cumbria
Carlisle
Stanwix Rural
Grid Ref : NY4010057000
Summary : An altar to the Mother Goddesses (No 2025) and another to the Emperor Verus (No 2026) have been found at Stanwix in 1725 and 1931 respectively, together with two building stones, Nos 2027 and 2028, in 1599 and 1794. The altars are in Carlisle Museum but the building stones are lost.
More information : (NY 401570) An altar to the Mother Goddesses (No 2025) and another to the Emperor Verus (No 2026) have been found at Stanwix in 1725 and 1931 respectively, together with two building stones, Nos 2027 and 2028, in 1599 and 1794. The altars are in Carlisle Museum but the building stones are lost. Full details of inscriptions given. (The altars suggest the possibility of a temple although not mentioned by Lewis, 'Temples of Roman Britain' 1966) (1)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : The Roman inscriptions of Britain, 1. Inscriptions on stone
Source details :
Page(s) : 620-1
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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:
Period : Roman
Component Monument Type : Altar
Object Type : ARCHITECTURAL FRAGMENT
Object Material :

Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Roman Inscriptions of Britain (RIB)
External Cross Reference Number : 2025
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External Cross Reference Source : Roman Inscriptions of Britain (RIB)
External Cross Reference Number : 2026
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External Cross Reference Source : Roman Inscriptions of Britain (RIB)
External Cross Reference Number : 2027
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External Cross Reference Source : Roman Inscriptions of Britain (RIB)
External Cross Reference Number : 2028
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : NY 45 NW 39
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