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Turret 6b

Hob Uid: 25044
Location :
Newcastle upon Tyne
Non Civil Parish
Grid Ref : NZ2129064910
Summary : The site of Roman turret 6B, part of the defences on Hadrian's Wall. It was discovered in 1751, there are no visible remains.
More information : NZ 2129 6491. The site of turret 6b, discovered in 1751, is 308 yds beyond the fort (Benwell) just before Two Ball Lonnen, the wide road on the north. (1)

All trace of the turret has been obliterated by modern development. (2)

NZ 2129 6491. Hadrian's Wall, Vallum and associated works.
Scheduled no. TW/28. (3)

Located on the English Heritage map of Hadrian's Wall 2010. (4)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Handbook to the Roman Wall, 1966 (J Collingwood Bruce)
Page(s) : 55
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Source Number : 2
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 RWE 04-JAN-1968
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Source Number : 3
Source : County list of Scheduled Monuments : March 1994
Source details : Tyne and Wear
Page(s) : 4
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Source Number : 4
Source : An Archaeological Map of Hadrian's Wall, 1:25,000 scale
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Roman
Display Date : Roman
Monument End Date : 410
Monument Start Date : 43
Monument Type : Turret
Evidence : Documentary Evidence

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (County No.)
External Cross Reference Number : TW 28
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : NZ 26 SW 9
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Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 25041
Relationship type : General association

Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, TURRET 6B, PEASE AVE./ADAIR AVE., BENWELL
Activity type : EXCAVATION
Start Date : 1751-01-01
End Date : 1751-12-31
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON NZ 26 SW 9
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1968-01-04
End Date : 1968-01-04