Tyne and Wear HER(1261): Denton, Roman building-stone - Details
Denton, Roman building-stone
Building-stone, 12.5 x 8.5 inches, found by Horsley about 1716 in the side wall of a house at East Denton. Now in the Chapter Library, Durham". Inscribed: “ l(egionis) II Aug(ustae) / c(o)ho(rs) VIII / fec(it) "From the Second Legion Augusta the eighth cohort built this".
<< HER 1261 >> J. Horsley, 1732, Britannia Romana, 211, Northumberland ix J.C. Bruce, 1875, Lapidarium Septentrionale, 36 G.R.B. Spain, 1930, Inscribed and Sculptured Stones, Northumberland County History, XIII, 560 no. 3 R.G. Collingwood & R.P. Wright, 1965, The Roman Inscriptions of Britain 1359