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Temple of Antenociticus, Newcastle upon Tyne

Description: Temple of Antenociticus

Grade: I
Date Listed: 17 December 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 304438

OS Grid Reference: NZ2171164676
OS Grid Coordinates: 421711, 564676
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9762, -1.6623

Location: Broomridge Avenue, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE15 6QE

Locality: Newcastle upon Tyne
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Country: England
Postcode: NE15 6QE

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There is also a scheduled monument, Hadrian's Wall in Wall Mile 5, Sections of Wall in Playing Field of Rutherford School, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

Listing Text


11/133 Temple of Antenociticus
17.12.71 (Formerly listed as
Roman Temple)


Vicus temple. Circa 180 AD. Sandstone rubble with ashlar facing. Small rectangle
in plan with south apse; walls stand about half-metre high. Doorway in east
wall. Apse contains base of cult statue of which head is now in Museum of
Antiquities, Barras Bridge, Newcastle. Flanking altars are casts of originals
in same Museum. Source: J. Collingwood Bruce Handbook to the Roman Wall
13th edition by C. Daniels, Newcastle 1978; pp 68-9. A scheduled ancient

Listing NGR: NZ2171264673

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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