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

A Grade I Listed Building in Benwell and Scotswood, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Coordinates

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

Grade: I

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

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Listing Text

NZ 16 NE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE WEST ROAD
(south side)
7/563
17.12.71 Roman Turret opposite
No. 800, Bishops House
(Denton Hall) with
section of Hadrian's Wall
I
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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