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1399


N Tyneside


Wallsend, Roman building-stone


Wallsend


NZ26NE


Architecture


Architectural Fragment


Architectural Fragment


Roman


C2


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Building-stone, 13 x 9 inches, found before 1732 presumably west of Wallsend, and seen by Horsley at Cousin's House (later called Carville Hall) just west of Wallsend fort (sector 0 - turret 0a). Inscribed: c(o)ho(rtis) I / c(enturia) Flori From the first cohort the century of Florus (built this).


29


65


NZ2965



<< HER 1399 >> J. Horsley, 1732, Britannia Romana, p. 207 J. Brand, 1789, History of Newcastle, I, 604 G.R.B. Spain, 1930, Unscribed and Sculptured Stones Wallsend, Northumberland County History, XIII, p. 543 no. 9. R.G. Collingwood & R.P. Wright, 1965, The Roman Inscriptions of Britain, 1309

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