Keys to the Past

Robin of Risingham (Corsenside)

Robin of Risingham is a Roman rock carving of a native hunting god. It was first recorded in the 18th century when the figure was complete, but now only the lower half survives. The figure originally stood 4 feet (1.2m) high and is holding a bow and a s

Reference number:N9368
Historical period: Roman (43 to 410)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1967; D Smith

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Source of Reference
Local History of Corsenside

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