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Latitude: 54.9842 / 54°59'2"N
Longitude: -1.6912 / 1°41'28"W
OS Eastings: 419857
OS Northings: 565550
OS Grid: NZ198655
Mapcode National: GBR JBMT.N3
Mapcode Global: WHC3H.ZZTG
Entry Name: Roman Turret Opposite Number 800, Bishops House (Denton Hall) with Section of Hadrian's Wall
Listing Date: 17 December 1971
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1355307
English Heritage Legacy ID: 304914
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE15
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Electoral Ward/Division: Benwell and Scotswood
Built-Up Area: Newcastle upon Tyne
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear
Church of England Parish: Denton Holy Spirit
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
NZ 16 NE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE WEST ROAD
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
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