Tyne and Wear HER(5307): Benwell, Condercum Fort, Altar - Details
Benwell, Condercum Fort, Altar
Religion or Ritual
Religious Structural Object
Altar, 16 x 31 inches, with plain sides; found in 1751 while building the Newcastle to Carlisle road through Benwell Fort. Now at the Society of Antiquaries, London. LAMIIS / TRIBUS 'To the three Witches'. RIB 1331. CSIR 1.1 221.
<< HER 5307 >> R.G. Collingwood & R.P. Wright, 1965, Roman Inscriptions of Britain I, Inscriptions in Stone, p 441 1331 E.J. Phillips, 1977, Corpus Signororum Imperii Romani, Great Britain Vol 1, no. 230, p81, in Corbridge's Hadrian's Wall East of the North Tyne Tyne and Wear Museums, 1991, The Roman Fort at Benwell and its Environs, Survey of extent and preservation of archaeological deposits J. Brand, 1789, A History of Newcastle upon Tyne, p 607 C. Bruce, 1867, Handbook to the Roman Wall, third edition, p 406 Spain & Bosanquet, Northumberland County History, xiii, 555, no 9 with pl