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Monument Number 1012588

Hob Uid: 1012588
Location :
Northumberland
Wall
Grid Ref : NY9155170019
Summary : A single Roman cremation burial was found when cutting the railway on the east bank of the North Tyne River. It has been assumed that this was one of many lining the Military Way, and was part of a cemetery for Chesters Fort.
More information : (Previously recorded by the Ordnance Survey as NY 97 SW 5.2)

The second cemetery near Chesters fort was east of the river on the line of the Military Way where the North Tyne railway cut across it. (NY 915 700). (1)

No further information. (2)

The only direct evidence for a cemetery is the find of a single cremation when cutting the railway on the East bank of the North Tyne. (3)

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

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle upon Tyne
Source details : Bruce JC 'Visit to Cilurnum, Brocovicus, etc.'
Page(s) : 255-60
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Vol(s) : 1 (28), 1858
Source Number : 2
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 D Smith 15-JUN-1967
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Source Number : 3
Source : The Roman fort of Chesters and its environs
Source details :
Page(s) : 26
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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 : Cemetery, Cremation
Evidence : Conjectural Evidence, Sub Surface Deposit

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (County No.)
External Cross Reference Number : ND 28(17)
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 26051
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : NY 97 SW 103
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Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 1012587
Relationship type : General association

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