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Monument Number 49979

Hob Uid: 49979
Location :
Bradford
Ilkley
Grid Ref : SE1094049120
Summary : Roman altar (not in situ), now used as a garden ornament. It measures 4' 10" in height.
More information : A Roman altar, now used as a garden ornament, is situated at SE 1094 4912. It is composed of fine grained sandstone, 4' 10 ins. in height, complete but with the inscribed surface badly corroded. Camden (a) saw it in situ. and gives the inscription as follows. VERBEIAE SACRVM CLODIVS FRONTO PRAEF. COH II LINGON. Horsfall Turner interprets Camden's description of the site of the altar as standing on the outer edge of the western fosse of Olicana (SE 14 NW 28). It was removed to its present position in 1608. (b) See AO/61/321/8 for illustration. (1)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 ECW 08-NOV-61
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Source Number : 1a
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Camden's Britannia (translated 1722) Vol 2 867
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Source Number : 1b
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Horsfall Turner J. 1885. Ilkley, Ancient and Modern p.26
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Roman
Display Date : Roman
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Monument Type : Altar
Evidence : Find

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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SE 14 NW 39
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Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SE 14 NW 39
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1961-11-08
End Date : 1961-11-08