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1280


Newcastle


Walbottle, Roman building-stone


Walbottle


NZ16NE


Architecture


Architectural Fragment


Architectural Fragment


Roman


C2


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Building-stone, 12 x 7.5 inches, found in, or before, 1857 at Walbottle". Inscribed: F))elix((... or f))elix(( "...F))elix..." or "...fortunate..." "...The letter F was probably inscribed on the preceding stone, now missing, either to form the proper name Felix or to express the good fortune of someone".


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65


NZ1765



<< HER 1280 >> J.C. Bruce, 1857, Catalogue of the Inscribed and Sculptured Roman Stones... Archaeologia Aeliana, 2, I, 243 no. 72 J.C. Bruce, 1875, Lapidarium Septentrionale, 50 G.R.B. Spain, 1930, Inscribed and Sculptured Stones, Northumberland County History, XIII, 562 no. 7 R.G. Collingwood & R.P. Wright, 1965, The Roman Inscriptions of Britain,1378

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