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Monument record MDR3480 - Inscribed Roman altar, Haddon Hall

Type and Period (1)

  • (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

An inscribed Roman altar was dug up in the latter part of the 17th century 'in the grounds belonging to Haddon House' - according to local belief on the west bank of the Derwent near the present high road. It was taken to Haddon [Hall] and has been there ever since. (1) The altar is dedicated to Mars and stands in the entrance porch to the Banqueting Hall at Haddon. (2) Found near the Wye, not the Derwent, probably near SK 227674. (3) Dimensions: H. 46 inches B. 19 inches. (5) Photographic record. (6)

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: V.C.H. Derby 1 1905 252 (F Haverfield).
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Haddon Hall Guide 1964 8-9 (Illus).
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: F1 BHS 24-FEB-66.
  • <4> Index: OS. SK 26 NW 17. SK 26 NW 17.
  • <5> Index: NDAT. 1576. 1576.
  • <6> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Slide Collection. 10416.1-4.



Grid reference Centred SK 227 674 (100m by 100m) (Centre)

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR1351

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Record last edited

Jun 25 2015 6:08PM

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