Keys to the Past

Gainford, St. Mary's (Gainford)

A Roman (AD43 to 410) altar was built into the tower of Gainford Church. It probably came from the nearby Roman fort at Piercebridge. Another possible Roman carved stone was also built into the wall.

Reference number:D1603

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Source of Reference
Local History of Gainford


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