The experiments eventually took place at the Harton pit near South Shields in 1854.
The South Shields inscription, now in the Free Library of the town, was found in the neighbouring Roman camp; it is given in NSI.
"WALTER RUNCIMAN (1870-), British politician, was born at South Shields Nov.
One led due north from York past forts at Catterick Bridge, Piers Bridge, Binchester, Lanchester, Ebchester to the wall and to Scotland, while branches through Chester-le-Street reached the Tyne Bridge (Pons Aelius) at Newcastle and the Tyne mouth at South Shields.
bank of the Tyne, immediately above its mouth, and opposite to South Shields in Durham, 72 m.