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Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Benwell (neighborhood)  Benwell (neighborhood)

Note: Was the site of a fortress astride Hadrian's Wall, apparently defended by a ditch. It was built ca. 122-130 CE. A temple of Antenociticus was here.

Names:
Benwell (preferred,C,V)
Bynnewalle (H,V)
Condercum (H,V)  ............ name of the Roman fort here

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United Kingdom (nation)  ........  United Kingdom (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of England (country)  ............  England (country) (P)
Hierarchy of Tyne and Wear (county)  ................  Tyne and Wear (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Newcastle upon Tyne (urban district)  ....................  Newcastle upon Tyne (urban district) (P)
Hierarchy of Newcastle upon Tyne (inhabited place)  ........................  Newcastle upon Tyne (inhabited place) (P)
Hierarchy of Benwell (neighborhood)  ............................  Benwell (neighborhood) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Roman Empire (former nation/state/empire)  ....  Roman Empire (former nation/state/empire) (P,H)
Hierarchy of Britannia (province)  ........  Britannia (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Benwell (neighborhood)  ............  Benwell (neighborhood) (P,H)

Place Types:
neighborhood (preferred, C)
archaeological site (C)  ............  wall, gate, towers, commandant's house, headquarters, granaries, hospital, barracks, stables, and bath house were found
inhabited place (H)  ............  was a Roman settlement; now incorporated into Newcastle upon Tyne
fortification (H)

Sources and Contributors:
Benwell..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Columbia Gazetteer (1998) II, 2171
Bynnewalle..........  [VP]
.......................  Oxford: English Place Names (1960) recorded 1050
Condercum..........  [VP]
....................  Athena, Romano-British Sites [online] (2000)
....................  Perseus Digital Library (2000-) based on Princeton, accessed 03/07/2001
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Athena, Romano-British Sites [online] (2000)
..................  Columbia Gazetteer (1998) II, 2171
..................  Perseus Digital Library (2000-) based on Princeton, accessed 03/07/2001
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Athena, Romano-British Sites [online] (2000) accessed 5 August 2004

 

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