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© Ms Naomi J. Hughes

IoE Number: 469762
Location: ROMAN SHRINE TO MINERVA, EDGARS FIELD (west side)
  CHESTER, CHESTER, CHESHIRE
Photographer: Ms Naomi J. Hughes
Date Photographed: 09 September 2002
Date listed: 28 July 1955
Date of last amendment: 23 July 1998
Grade I

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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.

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