Tyne and Wear HER(1440): Newcastle, White Friars Tower, Roman ceramic artifacts - Details
Newcastle, White Friars Tower, Roman ceramic artifacts
During the demolition of the White Friars Tower in December, 1843, Amor Spoor found underneath it an old stream bed in which were Roman roofing tiles, bricks, pottery, coins and an altar to Silvanus. Another altar was found subsequently.
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