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Monument Number 17599

Hob Uid: 17599
Location :
County Durham
Bowes
Grid Ref : NY9480012700
Summary : Three Roman milestones, one with inscription erased, the other two of Carus (AD 282-3) and Florian (AD 276-82). One of the milestones is located in the County Hall, Northallerton.
More information : 2280. Cylindrical milestone, 32 in. high, 14 in. in diam.
(1/12), found in 1924 beside RIB 2281 in the ditch by the side of
the Roman road on Stainmore, near Spital, 'about one hundred yards west of Vale House' and about 2 1/2 miles west of Bowes (Lauatrae). Now in the County Hall, Northallerton. Drawn by R.G.C., 1926, 1927.

JRS xvi(1926) 241 no. 4;xvii(1927) 219 no.43. Kirk and Ormerod Leeds Phil.Soc.Proc.i(1926-8) 138 with fig. and pl., (quoting Collingwood) 259 with his figs. Wooler YAJ xxix(1927) 107 with pl. F. and H.W. Elgee Yorks 156.

Primary text:

Imp(eratori) C(aesari) M(arco) / Annio / Flor[i]ano / P(io) F(elici)
Aug(usto)

Secondary text:

Imp(eratori) C(aesari) M(arco) / Auielio / Probo / P(io) F(elici)
Aug(usto)
'For the Emperor Caesar Marcus Annius Florianus Pius Felix Augustus'

'For the Emperor Caesar Marcus Aurelius Probus Pius Felix Augustus'

Florian, A.D. 276.

Probus, A.D. 276-82.

2281. Cylindrical milestone, 26 in. high, 12 in. in diam. (1/12),
with a dowel-hole in the middle of the top; found in 1924 beside RIB 2280. Now in the County Hall, Northallerton. Drawn by R.G.C., 1926.

JRS xvi(1926) 241 no. 5. Irk and Ormerod Leeds Phil. Soc. Proc. i(1926-8) 138 with pl. Wooler YAJ xxix(1927) 107 with pl. F. and
H.W. Elgee Yorks 156.

Imp(eratori) C(aesari) / M(arco) / Aur(elio) Caro / P(io) F(elici)
Aug(usto) / m(ilia)

'For the Emperor Caesar Marcus Aurelius Carus Pius Felix Augustus, ...miles.'

5. M is not followed by P, nor is there any numeral, as if only a
beginning had been made in recording the mileage R.P.W.

Carus, A.D. 282-3.

A third milestone, quadrangular, 30 in. high, 13 in. wide, which had had its inscription erased, was found about 1927 within 100 yds. of the site where RIB 2280 and 2281 were found (Ormerod op. cit. 259 with pl.). Now in the County Hall, Northallerton. (1)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : The Roman inscriptions of Britain, 1. Inscriptions on stone : epigraphic indexes
Source details :
Page(s) : 714-5
Figs. :
Plates :
Vol(s) : 1965

Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Roman
Display Date :
Monument End Date : 283
Monument Start Date : 276
Monument Type : Milestone
Evidence : Find

Components and Objects:
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : NY 91 SW 5
External Cross Reference Notes :

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Associated Monuments : 1031457
Relationship type : General association

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