Observations on centurial stones found on the Roman wall in Northumberland and Cumberland. by John Clayton

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Published by Andrew Reid in Newcastle-upon-Tyne .

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  • Roman walls -- Great Britain.,
  • Great Britain -- Antiquities, Roman.

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Other titlesArchaeologia Aeliana.
ContributionsSociety of Antiquaries of Newcastle upon Tyne.
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Pagination20 p. ;
Number of Pages20
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Open LibraryOL16339689M

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The year the book, article or report was published. Observations on Centurial Stones found on the Roman Wall, Northumberland and Cumberland 22 Further Observations on Centurial Stones. John Clayton: 37 Sergeant Hoskyns and the Wallas Epitaph. James Clephan. Some Account of a Saxon Inscription, on a Stone found near Falstone, in the County of Northumberland James Wood.

In September two Roman inscribed and sculptured stones were recorded at Auchendavy fort on the Antonine Wall in Central Scotland by the Revd John Skinner, an Anglican clergyman, in the course of a walk along the Roman frontier between Forth and Clyde.

The publication in of Skinner's journal of his walk, illustrated with his own watercolour sketches, has allowed a better understanding Author: Lawrence Keppie. Other very important nineteenth century surveys and excavations of Roman forts included Risingham (), South Shields (), and Binchester (), the latter two published to high standard for the time.

As well as excavation and survey there was also an increased focus on epigraphy. Much of the stone used in the erection of the priory was obtained from the great Roman Wall, and both altars and inscribed stones have been found embedded in the walls. Into the east wall of the crypt, near the south-east corner, has been built a centurial stone bearing the inscription "C.

COH: X. F." which may be read Centuria cohortes. Wood, Rev. James: Some Account of a Saxon Inscription, on a Stone found near Falstone, in the County of Northumberland. Gomme, James: An Account of the Seal of the last Treasurer of the Augustine Monastery at Canterbury.

The third of three papers dealing with the conservation of the semi-natural vegetation of the Magnesian Limestone in Durham and in Tyne and Wear. Discover the world's research 17+ million membersAuthor: James Patrick Doody. General Background and Recent Developments. Bidwell, P (ed), Hadrian’s Wall – A Summary of Recent Excavations and Research Prepared for the 12th Pilgrimage of Hadrian’s Wall (Carlisle, ) [especially –20] Bidwell, P, Roman Forts in Britain (Stroud, ) Birley, E, Research on Hadrian’s Wall (Kendal, ), –5 [overview of earlier research and of the state of.

The stone wall milecastles, east of Irthing. 15 ii. The turf wall milecastles. 18 "Roman sites on the Cumberland coast ", with its valuable appendixe s on the height and It occurs in a section entitled "Observations on the Pict's wall in a Journey made between Newcastle and Carlisle in.

Full text of "The recent discoveries of Roman remains found in repairing the north wall of the city of Chester.(A series of papers read before the Chester archaeological and historic society, etc., and reprinted by permission of the council.). Archaeologists have found the remains of an ancient wall during excavations inside the Roman Forum, which has been dated to Observations on centurial stones found on the Roman wall in Northumberland and Cumberland.

book – suggesting that the ancient city is two centuries older than previously thought. According to Rome’s foundation myth, the ancient city was founded by twin brothers Romulus and Remus in BC. Their mother was Rhea Silvia, daughter to Numitor, king of. This is the earliest reference to a sculptured stone which is mentioned by the antiquary John Buchanan in the second edition of Stuart's Caledonia Romana (), where he reports seeing at Auchendavy ‘in one of the walls of an outhouse a small stone with the figure of a Roman Soldier rudely sculptured on it’ (Stuartfn.

(b)).Author: Lawrence Keppie. The centurial stones which have been found on the Roman Wall in Northumberland and Cumberland, according to our views, were placed in the courses of masonry both of the wall and the stations, on their original construction, under the direction of the centurion whose company was employed in that portion of the work.

Page 10 CHAP. III. Of the WALLS of this TOWN. N EW CASTLE is seated on the Northern Bank of the Ri∣ver Tyne; and is bounded on the East by the Land of By∣ker; on the West by the Lands belonging formerly to the Prior of Tinemouth; on the North by the Lands of Kenton, and Coxlodge, and on the South by the County of Durham.

IT is surrounded with a Stone-Wall, which at the Time it was built. Public buildings: The Tyne Bridge. and the other terminates at the Roman Wall at Newcastle upon Tyne. it is thought, a chapel in this tower, as a stone coffin and a skeleton were found on pulling it down after the fall of the bridge in There was also cut rudely in stone on the north side of this tower, on a shield, a Holy Lamb.

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The maps for Cumberland and Northumberland not only show the wall as a major feature, but are ornamented with drawings of Roman finds, together with, in the case of the Cumberland map, a cartouche in which he sets out a description of the wall itself. (With I.

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Dimensions. Hadrian's Wall was 80 Roman miles or km ( mi) long; [3] its width and height were dependent on the construction materials that were available nearby.

East of the River Irthing, the wall was made from squared stone and measured 3 metres ( feet) wide and 5 to 6 metres (16 to 20 feet) high, while west of the river the wall was made from turf and measured 6 metres (20 feet.

Antiquities. British Antiquities. — Of the rude memorials of the early inhabitants of this island, a considerable number occur in the county of Cumberland, the largest and most complete of these is the circle of stones called Long Meg and her daughters, in the parish of Addingham, on the road from that place to Little-Salkeld; this circle is feet in diameter, and consists of stones of.

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Thelwall, near Warrington, takes its name from the wooden stockade, the wall of thills or upright palisades with which Edward the Elder surrounded the village in 30 There are exceptional cases in which we hear of a stone wall; but in these instances the burh was a Roman city or station, and the wall was a Roman wall.

How Ancient Roman Ruins Ended Up 2, Miles Away in a British Garden When Warrington returned home with the stones, however, he found he had misjudged the reaction of the British government.

This is what happened in when a couple of construction workers dug up a suspicious lump of clay near the shore of Lake Winnipesauke and discovered an artifacts that today is known as "New England's Mystery Stone". The 4-inch-long, 2 1/2-inch-thick stone is dark and egg-shaped.

It includes many carvings like a face, teepee, ear of corn and geometric figures resembling circles. The stone. 5) Solomon's Temple, Israel - The Western-wall Stone, from the Western-wall tunnel, The Largest stone is estimated at m long.

Estimates of weight vary from to tons. 'The wall had an original height of from seventy to one hundred and forty feet. In places it is built from bottom to top of large squared stones, bevelled at the edges and varying between cm and m in height.

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