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© Ms Naomi J. Hughes

IoE Number: 470159
Location: PART OF CITY WALL FROM THIMBLEBYS TOWER TO OLD NEWGATE, CITY WALLS
  CHESTER, CHESTER, CHESHIRE
Photographer: Ms Naomi J. Hughes
Date Photographed: 20 September 2002
Date listed: 28 July 1955
Date of last amendment: 06 August 1998
Grade I

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CHESTER CITY (IM) SJ4066SE CITY WALLS 595-1/4/117 Part of City Wall from Thimbleby's 28/07/55 Tower to Old Newgate (Formerly Listed as: City Walls & Towers incl. foundations of SE angle Roman Fortress wall & tower) GV I Length of City Wall angled approximately to follow the line of the inner rampart at the south-east corner of the former Roman legionary fortress (qv). Late C11 to early C12, probably damaged 1644-1646 during the Civil War, stripped of defensive features and converted to a raised promenade 1702-8 and repaired in various periods. Red coursed rubble sandstone, partly refaced. This length of the wall is approx 60m, with the wall walk approx 2m wide. The inner face has a projecting plinth. (Cheshire Sites and Monuments Record: Collens J: Chester City: 30007/12/24).

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