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Monument Number 24949

Hob Uid: 24949
Location :
Newcastle upon Tyne
Non Civil Parish
Grid Ref : NZ2500963800
Summary : A Roman altar dedicated to Jupiter was found at about 1929 on the site of the Roman Fort (NZ 26 SE 19). A possible temple site is postulated.
More information : A Roman altar dedicated to Jupiter (No 1317) discovered
1929 on site of the Roman fort (NZ 26 SE 19) near the SW corner of
the Castle Keep (Area NZ 250638). In Black Gate Museum (now Museum
of Ants, Newcastle University) (The Roman altar together with
other altars - see NZ 26 SW 24, NZ 26 SE 29, NZ 26 SE 56 and
dedication slab - NZ 26 SE 31, found in the proximity could suggest
a temple site at Pons Aelius fort, although not mentioned by Lewis
'Roman Temples in Britain' 1966). (1)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : The Roman inscriptions of Britain, 1. Inscriptions on stone; addenda and corrigenda
Source details :
Page(s) : 435
Figs. :
Plates :
Vol(s) : 1965

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

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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : NZ 26 SE 30
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