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Monument Number 12853

Hob Uid: 12853
Location :
Cumbria
Carlisle
Walton
Grid Ref : NY5110063500
Summary : Sixteen altars from the area around Castlesteads fort; one is inscibed templem and may indicate the possible site of temple(s). The altars are dedicated to Mithras and the offical state gods. Now stored in the summer house in the Rose Garden at Castlesteads.
More information : (NY 511 635) At least 23 inscribed stones including 16 altars have been found in and around Castlesteads fort (Uxellodunum). The 16 altars comprise Nos 1976 - 1990 and 1996. The inscribed stones Nos 1995, 1997 and 1998 - 2002. (1)

Lewis mentions only No 1988 (which includes the word 'templum' in the inscription) but the number of others indicates the possible existence of further temples. (2)

In the summer house in the Rose Garden at Castlesteads (NY 5116 6344) are nine altars. Fourteen inscribed stones are recorded under NY 56 SW 56. (3)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : The Roman inscriptions of Britain, 1. Inscriptions on stone
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Page(s) : 605-16
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Source Number : 2
Source : Temples in Roman Britain
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Page(s) : 120
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Source Number : 3
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : Keith Blood/31-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, Temple
Evidence : Find, Conjectural Evidence

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External Cross Reference Source : Roman Inscriptions of Britain (RIB)
External Cross Reference Number : 1981
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External Cross Reference Source : Roman Inscriptions of Britain (RIB)
External Cross Reference Number : 1990
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External Cross Reference Source : Hadrian's Wall Project Number
External Cross Reference Number : NY 5163/24
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External Cross Reference Source : Roman Inscriptions of Britain (RIB)
External Cross Reference Number : 1976
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External Cross Reference Source : Roman Inscriptions of Britain (RIB)
External Cross Reference Number : 1977
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External Cross Reference Source : Roman Inscriptions of Britain (RIB)
External Cross Reference Number : 1978
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External Cross Reference Source : Roman Inscriptions of Britain (RIB)
External Cross Reference Number : 1979
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External Cross Reference Source : Roman Inscriptions of Britain (RIB)
External Cross Reference Number : 1980
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External Cross Reference Source : Roman Inscriptions of Britain (RIB)
External Cross Reference Number : 1982
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External Cross Reference Source : Roman Inscriptions of Britain (RIB)
External Cross Reference Number : 1983
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External Cross Reference Source : Roman Inscriptions of Britain (RIB)
External Cross Reference Number : 1984
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External Cross Reference Source : Roman Inscriptions of Britain (RIB)
External Cross Reference Number : 1985
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External Cross Reference Source : Roman Inscriptions of Britain (RIB)
External Cross Reference Number : 1986
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External Cross Reference Source : Roman Inscriptions of Britain (RIB)
External Cross Reference Number : 1987
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External Cross Reference Source : Roman Inscriptions of Britain (RIB)
External Cross Reference Number : 1988
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External Cross Reference Source : Roman Inscriptions of Britain (RIB)
External Cross Reference Number : 1989
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External Cross Reference Source : Roman Inscriptions of Britain (RIB)
External Cross Reference Number : 1996
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : NY 56 SW 43
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : RCHME: HADRIAN'S WALL PROJECT
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 1988-01-01
End Date : 1993-08-01