Tyne and Wear HER(1470): Newcastle, Moot Hall, two Roman altars - Details
Newcastle, Moot Hall, two Roman altars
Religious Ritual and Funerary
Religious Structural Object
In February 1810, during the "digging of the foundation for the county courts ... near the north-east corner of the courthouse were found two Roman altars, one bearing an illegible inscription, the other plain.
<< HER 1470 >> J. Hodgson, 1812, Picture of Newcastle upon Tyne, pp. 2, 304 J. Sykes, 1833, Local Records, II, 51-52 J.C. Bruce, 1851, The Roman Wall, pp. 127-9 G.R.B. Spain, 1930, Newcastle upon Tyne Fort, Northumberland County History, XIII, pp. 502, 545, nos. 5, 6