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Monument Number 24727

Hob Uid: 24727
Location :
County Durham
Non Civil Parish
Grid Ref : NZ2761051410
Summary : Three Roman altars found from 1847.
More information : (NZ 27615141) Roman Altar found A.D.1847. (NAT) (1)

1043. Upper part of altar, 7-1/2 X 8-1/2 in. (1/8); on right side
patera, on left jug. Found in 1849 with RIB 1044 and 1047 dumped
together in an extension of the modern burial-ground on the north
side of Chester-le-Street fort. Now in the Black Gate. Drawn by
R.P.W., 1942.

CIL vii 452. JRS xxxiii (1943) 78. LS 541. J. Bell to C. R. Smith
20 May 1852 (in PSAN<3> viii (1918) 143). Featherstonhaugh PSAN<1> i
(1856) 113, AA<1> iv (1855) 292. Bruce AA<2> i (1857) 249. Cat. no.
4.

Deo Apoll[i] ni Tertiu[s] u(otum) s(oluit) l(ibens) m(erito)

'To the god Apollo Tertius willingly and deservedly fulfilled his
vow.'

2. NI LEG II A Bruce, Hueb.; NI LENI G R. G. C.; NI TERTIV[S]
R. P. W. 3. V S L M Bruce, Hueb.

1044. Altar, 6-1/2 X 10 in. (1/4); on right side patera, on
left two bands of chip-carving. Found in 1849 with RIB 1043 (q.v.)
and 1047. Now in the Black Gate. Drawn by R. G. C., 1925.

CIL vii 453. LS 543. J. Bell to C. R. Smith 20 May 1852 (in PSAN<3>
viii (1918) 143). Featherstonhaugh AA<1> iv (1855) 292, fig. p. 295.
Bruce AA<2> i (1857) 266. Cat. no. 67.

Deo Di g[. . .] BANNAI

'To the god Dig[. . . .'

3, 4. SANNAI DEIIM Bruce; SANIV. DIIMA Hueb.; BANNOAI R. G. C.
Cat.; in 1. 4 the apparent letters may be the remains of carving
R. P. W.

For an altar from Chester-le-Street see RIB 2333*.

1047. Altar, 5 X 9 in. (1/4), with plain sides; found in 1849 with
RIB 1043 (q.v.) and 1044. Now in the Black Gate. Drawn by R. G. C.,
1925.

Not in CIL vii or LS. J. Bell to C. R. Smith 20 May 1852 (in PSAN<3>
viii (1918) 143). Featherstonhaugh AA<1> iv (1855) 292. Cat. no. 62.

Daeab[u] s Vitir ibus Vitalis [u(otum)] s(oluit) l(ibens)
m(erito)

'To the goddesses Vitires, Vitalis willingly and deservedly fulfilled
his vow.'

1-5. As above R. G. C. (2)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 25" Durham 13-9 1938
Page(s) :
Figs. :
Plates :
Vol(s) :
Source Number : 2
Source : The Roman inscriptions of Britain, 1. Inscriptions on stone; addenda and corrigenda
Source details : (Collingwood and Bruce)
Page(s) : 347-8
Figs. :
Plates :
Vol(s) : 1965

Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Roman
Display Date : Roman
Monument End Date :
Monument Start Date :
Monument Type : Altar
Evidence : Find

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Roman Inscriptions of Britain (RIB)
External Cross Reference Number : 1043
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Roman Inscriptions of Britain (RIB)
External Cross Reference Number : 1044
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Roman Inscriptions of Britain (RIB)
External Cross Reference Number : 1047
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : NZ 25 SE 24
External Cross Reference Notes :

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