REMAINS OF ROMAN AMPHITHEATRE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1375863
Date first listed:
10-Jan-1972
Date of most recent amendment:
23-Jul-1998
Statutory Address:
REMAINS OF ROMAN AMPHITHEATRE, LITTLE ST JOHN STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
REMAINS OF ROMAN AMPHITHEATRE, LITTLE ST JOHN STREET

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 40823 66192

Details

CHESTER CITY (EM)

SJ4066 LITTLE ST JOHN STREET 1932-1/6/183 (South side) 10/01/72 Remains of Roman Amphitheatre (Formerly Listed as: Remains of Roman Amphitheatre)

GV I

Remains of Roman military amphitheatre. C2. Sandstone. Visible remains comprise parts of lower stonework of north half of the amphitheatre: up to 14 courses of stone wall between theatre and auditorium; lower side walls of vomitorium, north; narrower access east. The foundation lines of the north half of the auditorium are marked in concrete strips in the grass. The site of the south half of theatre and auditorium is concealed by a high wall, and any remains are at present wholly covered.



Listing NGR: SJ4082366192

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
469842
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.

End of official listing

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Date: 10 Aug 2001
Reference: IOE01/03257/35
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Michael J Tuck. Source Historic England Archive
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