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Temple of Antenociticus

A Grade I Listed Building in Elswick, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Latitude: 54.9762 / 54°58'34"N

Longitude: -1.6623 / 1°39'44"W

OS Eastings: 421711

OS Northings: 564676

OS Grid: NZ217646

Mapcode National: GBR JBTW.XY

Mapcode Global: WHC3Q.F5NZ

Plus Code: 9C6WX8GQ+F3

Entry Name: Temple of Antenociticus

Listing Date: 17 December 1971

Last Amended: 30 March 1987

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1116382

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304438

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE15

County: Newcastle upon Tyne

Electoral Ward/Division: Elswick

Built-Up Area: Newcastle upon Tyne

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Benwell and Scotwood Team

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text


11/133 Temple of Antenociticus
17.12.71 (Formerly listed as
Roman Temple)


Vicus temple. Circa 180 AD. Sandstone rubble with ashlar facing. Small rectangle
in plan with south apse; walls stand about half-metre high. Doorway in east
wall. Apse contains base of cult statue of which head is now in Museum of
Antiquities, Barras Bridge, Newcastle. Flanking altars are casts of originals
in same Museum. Source: J. Collingwood Bruce Handbook to the Roman Wall
13th edition by C. Daniels, Newcastle 1978; pp 68-9. A scheduled ancient

Listing NGR: NZ2171264673

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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