Tyne and Wear HER(1439): Newcastle, White Friars Tower, Roman altar - Details
Newcastle, White Friars Tower, Roman altar
Religion or Ritual
Religious Structural Object
An alter, c. 10 x 16 inches, without any inscription, was found on 9th January, 1844 during the demolition of White Friar Tower, in the bed of an old watercourse 10-11 feet below the tower's floor. Once in the collection of the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle.
<< HER 1439 >> G.B. Richardson, 1844, Account of the Discovery of some Roman Relics in the Western Suburbs, Archaeologia Aeliana, 1, III, 149 G.R.B. Spain, 1930, Inscribed and Sculptured Stones Newcastle, Northumberland County History, XIII, p. 546 no. 9