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Roman Turret Opposite Number 800, Bishops House (Denton Hall) with Section of Hadrian's Wall, Newcastle upon Tyne

Description: Roman Turret Opposite Number 800, Bishops House (Denton Hall) with Section of Hadrian's Wall

Grade: I
Date Listed: 17 December 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 304914

OS Grid Reference: NZ1985765549
OS Grid Coordinates: 419857, 565549
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9842, -1.6912

Location: Turret Road, Newburn, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE5 2BJ

Locality: Newcastle upon Tyne
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Country: England
Postcode: NE5 2BJ

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There is also a scheduled monument, Hadrian's Wall and Vallum in Wall Mile 7, Denton Section of Hadrian's Wall, Denton Turret and Hadrian's Wall at West Denton, 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

(south side)
17.12.71 Roman Turret opposite
No. 800, Bishops House
(Denton Hall) with
section of Hadrian's Wall
Wall turret 7b. Circa 122 A.D, Sandstone. Square turret built into the Roman Wall;
doorway on south. Up to 6 courses high. Internal platform in south-east corner. Wall
attached is of 'broad wall' type. Source: E.B. Birley 'Excavations on Hadrian's Wall
West of Newcastle upon Tyne in 1929' in Archaeologia Aeliana S VII, 145-152 and
illustration. A scheduled ancient monument.

Listing NGR: NZ1987065676

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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