Tyne and Wear HER(1442): Newcastle, Clavering Place, Roman building-stone - Details
Newcastle, Clavering Place, Roman building-stone
Building-stone, 13.5 x 10 x 2.5 inches, found in 1864 in Clavering Place within the area once occupied by the White Friars Friary. Inscribed: coh(ors) I Th/racum "The First Cohort of Thracians (built this)". It has been suggested that this Cohort may well have been in garrison in Newcastle.
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