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Description: Temple of Antenociticus
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
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.
NZ 26 SW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE BROOMRIDGE AVENUE (east
11/133 Temple of Antenociticus
17.12.71 (Formerly listed as
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
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Source: English Heritage
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