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Monument Number 15652

Hob Uid: 15652
Location :
Northumberland
Northumberland
Bardon Mill
Grid Ref : NY7945070570
Summary : The site of a Roman quarry inscription on the north face of a sandstone ridge known as Queen's Crag, 1.4 metres above the ground. The inscription consists of four lines and bears three names which appear to be the work of two individuals.
More information : NY 795706. A Roman Quarry inscription cut into buff sandstone, was discovered on the northern face of Queens Crag by JA Simpson in 1960. It lies 60yds west of the field wall which runs north along the line of Black Dike and is protected by an overhang. The inscription reads:- SATVRNINVS RVFI[NVS HIINOIINVS OPTIO. (See illustration for details of inscription.) (1-2)

NY 795 706. Roman quarry inscription 280yds (260m) S of King's Crag Gate, one mile (1600m) NNE of Housesteads on Queen Crags. (3)

Scheduled No ND/515. (4)

Documented. (5)

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

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Source Number : 1
Source : The journal of Roman studies
Source details : (RP Wright)
Page(s) : 194
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Vol(s) : 51, 1961
Source Number : 2
Source : List of ancient monuments in England: Volume 1, Northern England; Volume 2, Southern England; Volume 3, East Anglia and the Midlands
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Source Number : 3
Source : County list of Scheduled Monuments : March 1994
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Source Number : 4
Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
Source details : 27-Apr-88
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Source Number : 5
Source : English Heritage Monuments Protection Programme Industrial Monuments Assessment, Step 3 Reports
Source details : The Quarrying Industry, 2000, Northumberland 3
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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 :
Monument End Date : 410
Monument Start Date : 43
Monument Type : Quarry, Graffiti
Evidence : Enhanced Natural Feature, Earthwork

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External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (County No.)
External Cross Reference Number : ND 515
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External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 28575
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : NY 77 SE 6
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Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 1392593
Relationship type : General association

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