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Monument Number 15216

Hob Uid: 15216
Location :
Northumberland
Henshaw
Grid Ref : NY7564066240
Summary : The remains of a cylindrical Roman milestone, now only the base is still in situ, seen in or before 1725 and split vertically into two in circa 1815. The former inscription read: bon/rei/public/nato.
More information : [NY 7564 6624] ROMAN MILESTONE [G.S.] (Remains of) (1)

Cylindrical milestone (Roman Inscriptions in Britain No.2308) seen in, or before, 1725 standing on the north side of the Stanegate one Roman mile west of the Roman milestone which stands 120 yards east of Chesterholm [NY 76 NE 26]. About 1815 it was split vertically into two pieces to serve as gate posts; but the roughly rectangular base, with the lower end of the shaft is still in position. Two parts of the main shaft survive at the gateway on the road 160 yards to the west. Both have been roughly dressed and carry no trace of extant lettering. Former inscription as follows: bon/rei/public/nato. (2-2a)

Scheduled. (3)

Only the base, in situ, remains; the gateway has been rebuilt and the posts lost. See Ground Photograph AOF/57/67. (4)

Base of milestone in situ. (5)

Located on the English Heritage map of Hadrian's Wall 2010. (6)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : 6" 1957
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Source Number : 2
Source : The Roman inscriptions of Britain, 1. Inscriptions on stone
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Page(s) : 724-5
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Source Number : 2A
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Ancient Monuments (England & Wales) 1965 (Ministry of Works)
Page(s) : 82
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Source Number : 3
Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
Source details : 14-Jul-97
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Source Number : 4
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 RWE 13-OCT-1966
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Source Number : 5
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : Mark Bowden/16-FEB-1988/RCHME: Hadrian's Wall Project
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Source Number : 6
Source : An Archaeological Map of Hadrian's Wall, 1:25,000 scale
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Roman
Display Date : Roman
Monument End Date : 410
Monument Start Date : 43
Monument Type : Milestone
Evidence : Structure

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (County No.)
External Cross Reference Number : ND 32b
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External Cross Reference Source : Hadrian's Wall Project Number
External Cross Reference Number : NY 7566/7
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External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 28471
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : NY 76 NE 27
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Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON NY 76 NE 27
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1966-10-13
End Date : 1966-10-13
Associated Activities : Primary, RCHME: HADRIAN'S WALL PROJECT
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 1988-01-01
End Date : 1993-08-01