CITY WALLS (REMAINS OF)

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1396232
Date first listed:
12-Jun-1950
Date of most recent amendment:
15-Oct-2010
Statutory Address:
CITY WALLS (REMAINS OF), OLD ORCHARD STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CITY WALLS (REMAINS OF), OLD ORCHARD STREET

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

District:
Bath and North East Somerset (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
ST 75156 64612

Details

OLD ORCHARD STREET

City Walls (remains of) 12/06/50

GV II

Town wall. C4, repaired/rebuilt in medieval times. Coursed squared limestone, battlemented parapet. Four courses X twenty metres survives. HISTORY: Part of the Roman town wall of Bath, built in stone in C4, rebuilt in Middle Ages and largely demolished in 1760's. This stretch was almost completely demolished in c1959, and present appearance dates from then. This constituted the most considerable remaining section in the city and formerly stood approx 6m. high until its reduction in 1959. SOURCES: B. Cunliffe, The City of Bath (1986), 171. Scheduled Monument ref: OCN BA 114

Listing NGR: ST7515664612

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
511634
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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