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1281


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Walbottle, Roman building-stones


Walbottle


NZ16NE


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Architectural Fragment


Architectural Fragment


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Building-stones found in field-walls adjacent to Hadrian's Wall at Walbottle; seen by Horsley before 1732. Now lost. Inscribed: a-f: I, III, V, VII or more, VIII, IX. There were two or three more with number I upon them, and another also with number V. These numbers are evidently unconnected with the placing of the stones in a structure and must be regarded as relating to quarrying or dressing.


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NZ1765



<< HER 1281 >> J. Horsley, 1732, Britannia Romana, 213 J.C. Bruce, 1875, Lapidarium Septentrionale, 56 G.R.B. Spain, 1930, Inscribed and Sculptured Stones, Northumberland County History, XIII, 563 no. 8 R.G. Collingwood & R.P. Wright, 1965, The Roman Inscriptions of Britain, 1379

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