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Monument Number 311203

Hob Uid: 311203
Location :
Derbyshire
Derbyshire Dales
Bakewell
Grid Ref : SK2270067400
Summary : An inscribed Roman Altar was found near the Wye in the latter part of the 17th century 'in the grounds belonging to Haddon House'. It remains in Haddon Hall.
More information : An inscribed Ro. altar was dug up in the latter part of the 17th
century'in the grounds belonging to Haddon House' - according to
local belief on the west bank of the Derwent near the present high
road. It was taken to Haddon [Hall] and has been there ever since.
(1)

The altar is dedicated to Mars and stands in the entrance porch
to the Banqueting Hall at Haddon.(a) [SK 26 NW 18]

Found near the Wye, not the Derwent, probably near SK 227674. (2)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : The Victoria history of the county of Derby, volume one
Source details : (F Haverfield)
Page(s) : 252
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Vol(s) : 1905
Source Number : 2
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 BHS 24-FEB-66
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Source Number : 2a
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Haddon Hall Guide 1964 8-9 (Illus)
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Roman
Display Date : Roman
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Monument Start Date :
Monument Type : Altar
Evidence : Find

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SK 26 NW 17
External Cross Reference Notes :

Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SK 26 NE 46
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1966-02-24
End Date : 1966-02-24