Tyne and Wear HER(11968): Newcastle, Richmond Place, circular stone - Details
Newcastle, Richmond Place, circular stone
In a trench excavated by the North of England Excavation Committee in 1928 on the projected line of Hadrian's Wall a large flat circular stone was recorded at a depth of 9 feet. The stone was 4 feet in diameter and was shaped like a mill stone with a central hole 6 inches in diameter. It was surrounded by a circle of wooden piles. NEEC thought it was post-Roman.
Spain, G.R.B., 1929, 'Second Report of the North of England Excavation Committee: 1926-28: The Line of the Roman Wall through Newcastle', 6-10; PROC. SOC. ANTIQ. NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE (4) III (1927-28), 243-4.