ROMAN TURRET OPPOSITE NUMBER 800, BISHOPS HOUSE (DENTON HALL) WITH SECTION OF HADRIAN'S WALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1355307
Date first listed:
17-Dec-1971
Statutory Address:
ROMAN TURRET OPPOSITE NUMBER 800, BISHOPS HOUSE (DENTON HALL) WITH SECTION OF HADRIAN'S WALL, WEST ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
ROMAN TURRET OPPOSITE NUMBER 800, BISHOPS HOUSE (DENTON HALL) WITH SECTION OF HADRIAN'S WALL, WEST ROAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
Newcastle upon Tyne (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
NZ 19857 65549

Details

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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
304914
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Archaeologia Aeliana' in Archaeologia Aeliana, , Vol. 7, (), 142-152

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 24 Jan 2001
Reference: IOE01/03305/17
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Bob Cottrell. Source Historic England Archive
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