Hadrian's Wall in Wall Mile 2, Byker Section of Hadrian's Wall and Presumed Site of Milecastle 3 at Shields Road West

Tyne and Wear

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English Heritage

District Council

Newcastle upon Tyne

County Council (Unitary)

Newcastle upon Tyne


Newcastle upon Tyne

Parliamentary Constituency

Newcastle upon Tyne East

Grid Reference

SE264264 (426427, 564667)

WGS84 Coordinates

54.9758, -1.58708

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A small, partly legible Roman altar dedicated by Julius Maximus was found about 90-100ft from the east end of Byker Bridge in 1884.

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