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Monument Number 19237

Hob Uid: 19237
Location :
Northumberland
Humshaugh
Grid Ref : NY9122070110
Summary : A Roman inscribed corner-stone was found in 1961 from the west end of the south wing wall of the porta quintana dextra at Chesters.
More information : [NY 91227011] Inscribed corner-stone found in 1961 from the W. end of the S. wing wall of the porta quintana dextra at Chesters. (CILURNUM). Carved in a sandstone block measuring 19x8x6 inches. The inscription is on the long side and an adjacent side, and on the long side reads:-

[.] VAR.PATERNI,
and on the short side reads:-

P(ER).VAL(LVM)

`The unit of Varius Paternus (built) along the wall (...feet)'. (1)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : The journal of Roman studies
Source details :
Page(s) : 193
Figs. :
Plates :
Vol(s) : 52, 1962

Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Roman
Display Date : Roman
Monument End Date : 410
Monument Start Date : 43
Monument Type : Findspot
Evidence : Find

Components and Objects:
Period : Roman
Component Monument Type : Findspot
Object Type : ARCHITECTURAL FRAGMENT
Object Material :

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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : NY 97 SW 41
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