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Roman headstone built into Hadrian's Wall (Henshaw)

A fragment of a Roman headstone is built into Hadrian's Wall. It was first recorded in about 1877 and found again in 1946. It lies in the second course of stones on the south side of the Wall on Peel Crags. It is carved with a swastika and the letter D. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N6568
Historical period: Roman (43 to 410)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument

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Source of Reference
Local History of Henshaw


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