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Coombe Crag Roman Quarry

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Scott Vanderbilt
Contributors: Jeffrey Becker
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified May 17, 2018 10:43 AM History
Evidence of Roman quarrying activity was discovered at Coombe Crag, a site some 350 meters south of the line of Hadrian's Wall. The quarry was used as a source of building materials for the Wall and at least eight inscriptions were identified on the sandstone cliff.

54.978179, -2.639966

mine, quarry


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Scott Vanderbilt, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Coombe Crag Roman Quarry: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <> [accessed: 26 November 2020]

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