NT9200 : Shrine to Cocidius at Yardhope

taken 7 years ago, 4 km from Holystone, Northumberland, Great Britain

Shrine to Cocidius at Yardhope
Shrine to Cocidius at Yardhope
Only discovered in 1980, the shrine consists of a natural niche in the rock with the figure of the god carved onto the rock face just outside its entrance.
The site overlooks a Roman road with a marching camp at Yardhope and Cocidius might have been carved by Roman soldiers.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 16 April, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 16 April, 2014
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Uplands  Religious sites  Moorland  Rocks, Scree, Cliffs 
Primary Subject of Photo
Shrine 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 92522 00528 [1m precision]
WGS84: 55:17.9280N 2:7.1593W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 92533 00537
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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