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Monument Number 52873

Hob Uid: 52873
Location :
Leeds
Non Civil Parish
Grid Ref : SE3066036970
Summary : A Roman altar was found in 1879-80 when demolishing a building to enlarge the Chapeltown burial ground It is allegedly in Leeds City Museum.
More information : [SE 3066 3697] Roman Altar found A.D. 1879 [T.I.]
[Note - O.N.B. says found about 1879] (1)

A Roman altar was found in 1880 when demolishing a building to
enlarge the Chapeltown burial ground. It measures 18 ins. by
8 ins.
An altar, now in Leeds Museum and listed by Haverfield, is
considered by Wright to be the same one. (2-3)

Published find-spot not confirmed, Leeds City Museum have two
Roman altars in their reserve collection at Farnley Hall, but
without details of provenance. (4)

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Source Number : 1
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : OS 1:2500 1951
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Source Number : 2
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Wardell. 1881 . Ilkley, 1881, 81-2
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Source Number : 3
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Letter (R.P. Wright, Editor, "The Ro. Inscriptions in Brit." 25.11.57)
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Source Number : 3a
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Ephem. Epigraphica, 9, 1903-13 563, No.1121 (Haverfield)
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Source Number : 4
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 RL 10-DEC-63
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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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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SE 33 NW 1
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Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SE 33 NW 1
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1963-12-10
End Date : 1963-12-10