ROMAN SHRINE TO MINERVA

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1375783
Date first listed:
28-Jul-1955
Date of most recent amendment:
23-Jul-1998
Statutory Address:
ROMAN SHRINE TO MINERVA, EDGARS FIELD

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Location

Statutory Address:
ROMAN SHRINE TO MINERVA, EDGARS FIELD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 40667 65613

Details

CHESTER CITY (EM)

SJ4065 EDGAR'S FIELD 1932-1/8/88 (West side) 28/07/55 Roman shrine to Minerva (Formerly Listed as: EDGAR'S FIELD, Handbridge Figure of Minerva)

I

Shrine statue of Minerva carved in quarry face in Edgar's Field. Early C2. Red sandstone. Detail badly eroded. The shrine is the only example surviving in situ of its kind in Britain. Interpretive material is available in the Grosvenor Museum, Grosvenor Street, Chester IM. The shrine is protected by a C19 stone surround with hood, refurbished late C20.



Listing NGR: SJ4066765613

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
469762
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 09 Sep 2002
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