Tyne and Wear HER(1889): South Shields, Roman roads - Details
South Shields, Roman roads
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A cross section of a road running from the Roman fort at the Lawe on a line nearly parallel with Baring Street, but tending a little to the westwardâ€¦ it consisted of two parallel pavements or roadsâ€¦ and on the crown of the hill were not more than six inches below the tiled surface.
<< HER 1889 >> Tyne and Wear Museums, 2001, Hadrian Primary School, Baring Street, South Shields, Archaeological Assessment, appendix 1 G.B. Hodgson, 1903, The Borough of South Shields, p 29 1876, Daily Journal, 19 February 1876 1961, South Shields Gazette, 08-Feb-61