Keys to the Past

Housesteads Mithraeum (Bardon Mill)

This is the site of a Mithraeum, a Roman temple dedicated to the Persian god Mithras. It is marked by a wooden post. but there are no other surface remains. The site was excavated in the 19th century. The temple was half underground. It survived as a se

Reference number:N6668
Historical period: Roman (43 to 410)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1966; E C Waight
WATCHING BRIEF, An archaeological watching brief in association with a coring survey along the B6318 'Military Road', Throckley-Gilsland, Tynedale, Northumberland 2007; Pre-Construct Archaeology

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Source of Reference
Local History of Bardon Mill

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