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Monument Number 12816

Hob Uid: 12816
Location :
Cumbria
Carlisle
Burtholme
Grid Ref : NY5392064270
Summary : A Roman centurial-stone of buff sandstone 18" x 10" was found in, or before 1717 at Howgill, (east of milecastle 55). Now built into the south face of a byre in the east range of buildings at Howgill Farm. It records the work done by the Catuvellauni in rebuilding this section of the wall in AD 369.
More information : (NY 5392 6427) Inscribed Stone (R) (1)

The stone is much weathered and the inscription barely legible. (2)

Building-stone of buff sandstone 18" x 10" (No 1962) found in, or before 1717 at Howgill, (east of milecastle 55). Now built into the south face of a byre in the east range of buildings at Howgill Farm. It records the work done by the Catuvellauni in rebuilding this section of the wall in AD 369. An altar (No 1961) was also found at Howgill in 1808, dedicated to the god Cocidius, and is now in posession of R H G Mounsey-Heysham, Castletown, Rockcliffe, near Carlisle. (Not noticed by Lewis' 'Temples in Roman Britain' 1966 but a temple site may be indicated). (3)

No change. (4)

Altar now recorded under NY 56 SW 58. Centurial stone still visible at NY 5392 6427. (5)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : 6" 1957
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Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 WJ 02-JAN-51
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Source Number : 3
Source : The Roman inscriptions of Britain, 1. Inscriptions on stone
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Source Number : 4
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F2 BHP 01-DEC-71
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Source Number : 5
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : Keith Blood/24-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 : Centurial Stone
Evidence : Find

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Hadrian's Wall Project Number
External Cross Reference Number : NY 5364/24
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Roman Inscriptions of Britain (RIB)
External Cross Reference Number : 1962
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : NY 56 SW 32
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON NY 56 SW 32
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1951-01-02
End Date : 1951-01-02
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON NY 56 SW 32
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1971-12-01
End Date : 1971-12-01
Associated Activities : Primary, RCHME: HADRIAN'S WALL PROJECT
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 1988-01-01
End Date : 1993-08-01