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Monument Number 1012585

Hob Uid: 1012585
Location :
Northumberland
Humshaugh
Grid Ref : NY9110070000
Summary : Sites of Roman temples suggested by finds of masonry fragments, and an altar.
More information : (Previously recorded by the Ordnance Survey as NY 97 SW 5.3)

Two temples and a Dolichenum are attested "at Chesters" by finds of sculptured and inscribed fragments (Area NY 911 700). (1)

No visible remains, or further information. (2)

An altar was found in the river bank closer to the fort (3a) and a fragment of architectural masonry was found on the river bank at NY 912 699 in the course of RCHME survey 1992-3. (3)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Temples in Roman Britain
Source details :
Page(s) : 116, 118, 122
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Source Number : 2
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 D Smith 14-JUN-67
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Source Number : 3
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : Mark Bowden/22-JAN-1993/RCHME: Chesters Roman Fort Survey
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Source Number : 3a
Source : Archaeologia Aeliana : or miscellaneous tracts relating to antiquity
Source details : Austin P and Breeze D 'A new inscription from Chesters on Hadrian's Wall'
Page(s) : 115-26
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Vol(s) : 7, 1979

Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Roman
Display Date : Roman
Monument End Date : 410
Monument Start Date : 43
Monument Type : Temple
Evidence : Find, Conjectural Evidence

Components and Objects:
Period : Roman
Component Monument Type : Temple
Object Type : ALTAR, ARCHITECTURAL FRAGMENT
Object Material :

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 101
External Cross Reference Notes :

Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, RCHME: CHESTERS ROMAN FORT SURVEY
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 1992-05-27
End Date : 1993-01-22