Written Rock of Gelt: Roman quarry inscriptions

  • Description

    ".....The monument includes the Written Rock of Gelt, a group of nine Roman inscriptions, of which only six are now legible, cut into the sandstone rock face of a Roman Quarry about 9m above the river on the north side of the River Gelt. The quarry lies c.5.5km south of Hadrian's Wall and was used as a source of building material during repair work to the wall in the early years of the third century AD....."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
  • License

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  • Further information

    Link: https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1014582
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Peter Smith
    Last modified: 10 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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