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Monument Number 9956

Hob Uid: 9956
Location :
Cumbria
Allerdale
Westward
Grid Ref : NY2610046500
Summary : A Roman altar was found in 1908 by Mr J Thompson whilst ploughing and is now in Carlisle Museum.
More information : [NY 2610 4650] Roman altar found AD 1910 [TI] (1)

An inscribed Roman Altar found in 1910 by Mr J Thompson (site owner)
whilst ploughing, is now in the County Court at Wigton. (2)

The find date of the altar has been revised to 1908. (3, 4, 5, 6)

The altar was presented to Carlisle Museum, Cumbria by Miss Dudding, the daughter of the original owner. (6)

The National Grid Reference for the site is: NY2610046499 (7)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" (Prov.) 1957
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Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Mr Wilson Moore, Church St., Wigton
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Source Number : 2
Source : Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Object Name Book reference
Source details : O.N.B. Rev., 1923, p.19
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Source Number : 3
Source : The Roman inscriptions of Britain, 1. Inscriptions on stone : epigraphic indexes
Source details : No. 892.
Page(s) : 295
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Source Number : 4
Source : Journal of the British Archaeological Association
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Page(s) : 144
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Vol(s) : 1908
Source Number : 5
Source : Transactions of the Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian & Archaeological Society
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Page(s) : 472
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Vol(s) : 1911
Source Number : 6
Source : Britannia : a journal of Romano-British and kindred studies
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Page(s) : 336
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Vol(s) : 1972
Source Number : 7
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : 1:1250, 2008
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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 : NY 24 NE 11
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