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Platform with Roman Altars on Lawn West of Rokeby Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Rokeby, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.5229 / 54°31'22"N

Longitude: -1.8743 / 1°52'27"W

OS Eastings: 408233

OS Northings: 514184

OS Grid: NZ082141

Mapcode National: GBR HJC4.0F

Mapcode Global: WHC5R.5LQ1

Entry Name: Platform with Roman Altars on Lawn West of Rokeby Park

Listing Date: 28 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1160901

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111736

Location: Rokeby, County Durham, DL12

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Rokeby

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

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Listing Text


13/146 Platform with
Roman altars on
west of Rokeby Park


Platform, C18, with Roman altars. Squared stone paved platform with step to
south; enclosed by flat-coped dwarf wall carrying 5 Roman altars (south-
eastern has legible inscription; dedication to Mars, set up by Enemnogenus),
along with other Roman and medieval fragments.

Mars altar probably brought from Birdoswald.

Collingwood & Wright, Roman Inscriptions of Britain (1965) p.250 No. 742.

Listing NGR: NZ0823314184

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