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© Ms Naomi J. Hughes

IoE Number: 470160
Location: SOUTH EAST ANGLE TOWER AND WALL OF ROMAN LEGIONARY FORTRESS, CITY WALLS (east side)
  CHESTER, CHESTER, CHESHIRE
Photographer: Ms Naomi J. Hughes
Date Photographed: 07 October 2002
Date listed: 10 January 1972
Date of last amendment: 06 August 1998
Grade I

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CHESTER CITY (IM) SJ4066SE CITY WALLS 595-1/4/118 (East side) 10/01/72 South-east angle tower and wall of Roman Legionary Fortress (Formerly Listed as: Foundations of SE angle of Roman fortress wall & internal tower) GV I Base of former south-east angle tower. Late C1 to early C2. Purple-grey ashlar sandstone. Trapezoidal in plan. Parts of a base-course are visible, then 2 weathered plinth-courses and parts of an ashlar facing course above, with the rubble core and parts of the coursed rubble inner face rising a little higher. The outer face is segmental in plan to coincide with the quadrant corner of the former fortress wall. Part foundations of an adjoining chamber within the former wall-line west of the tower. The remains of the tower and adjoining fragment of the Roman wall are bonded together, built at the same time. (Cheshire Sites and Monuments Record: Collens J: Chester City: 3000/1/24).

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