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List entry Summary

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

Name: REMAINS OF ROMAN AMPHITHEATRE

List entry Number: 1375863

Location

REMAINS OF ROMAN AMPHITHEATRE, LITTLE ST JOHN STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
Cheshire West and ChesterUnitary Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 10-Jan-1972

Date of most recent amendment: 23-Jul-1998

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 469842

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History

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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

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National Grid Reference: SJ 40823 66192

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