Tyne and Wear HER(1473): Newcastle, Moot Hall, Corinthian column fragment - Details
Newcastle, Moot Hall, Corinthian column fragment
In February 1810, during the "digging the foundation for the county courts", there were found a number of Roman artifacts including "a part of the shaft of a Corinthian pillar, richly fluted, and of excellent workmanship".
<< HER 1473 >> J. Hodgson, 1812, Picture of Newcastle upon Tyne, pp. 2, 304 J. Sykes, 1833, Local Records, Vol. II, pp. 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, 502