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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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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

(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

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