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placename:- Fanum Cocidi
locality:- Bewcastle
parish Bewcastle parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
roman fort
coordinates:- NY56527462
10Km square:- NY57

1Km square NY5674

old text:- Camden 1789 (Gough Additions)

Britannia, or A Chorographical Description of the Flourishing Kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland, by William Camden, 1586, translated from the 1607 Latin edition by Richard Gough, published London, 1789.
Page 200:-
...
Here [Bew Castle] was probably the Roman station APIATORIUM mentioned in an inscription found in Northumberland and now in the library at Durham, Pl.VII. fig.8. the Maiden way leading to it. The inscription which Mr. Camden saw in the church seems to be at Naworth. There is another serving also as a head-stone to a grave, at the bottom of which it was found. See Pl.XI. fig.10.
Perhaps,
or the last two lines,
erected by the Legio 2da Aug. in honour of Adrian, whose wall while building they might cover. Mr. Horsley was told of another, which had the word Templum distinct, but was broken and lost. Both the church and castle are surrounded by a dike and foss.

other name:- Apiatorum
date:- 1789
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

text:- Rivet and Smith 1979

see:- Birley, E: 1961: Research on Hadrian's Wall: (Kendal)

Probably the roman fort at Bewcastle, Cumberland.

placename:- Fanum Cocidi
other name:- Fanocodi
other name:- Fanococidi

old map:- Horsley 1732

NB: Horsley's ideas are not all accepted today.
Map, Britannia Antiqua, by Johanne Horsley, 1732. (nb this is tentative data)
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Apiatrum / Beaucastle

placename:- Apiatrum
other name:- Beaucastle
date:- 1732
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

hearsay Listed Buildings include 'Banna' at Bewcastle, The Old Rectory:-
BANNA / / / BEWCASTLE / CARLISLE / CUMBRIA / II / 78128 / NY5654374525
House formerly rectory.1837. ... Within the ditch of the Roman Fort of Banna, hence the name.

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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