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Verulamium, Saint Albans

Description: Verulamium

Grade: I
Date Listed: 8 May 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 163467

OS Grid Reference: TL1363407286
OS Grid Coordinates: 513634, 207286
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7528, -0.3552

Location: 39 St Michaels Street, St Albans, Hertfordshire AL3 4SL

Locality: Saint Albans
Local Authority: St Albans City Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: AL3 4SL

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Listing Text


Part of Guardianship Monument. The 3rd largest city and only municipium
of Roman Britain, quarried by local builders until the C19. Much has
been carefully excavated and covered up again to form playing fields.
Mosaic floors and other works of art are displayed in the Museum. The
parts now visible are sections of the city wall and gateways, and a mosaic
floor, with hypocaust below, covered by a modern building in the centre of
the fields. RCHN, VCH, NMR.

The individual parts where masonry is visible are listed as follows:

TL 1306 NW 11/29A 8.5.50


Fragment of wall at West of City at Verulamium.

TL 1306 NW 11/29B 8.5.50.


Fragment of wall at South West of City at verulamium.

TL 1306 NE 12/29C 8.5.50


Fragment of wall including Tower at Southern point at Verulamium.

TL 1306 NE 12/29D 8.5.50.


Long stretch of wall incorporating Tower and remains of Gateway along
Southern Boundary at Verulamium.

TL 1306 NE 12/29E 8.5.50.


Fragment of wall on Eastern boundary at Verulamium.

TL 1306 NE 12/29F 8.5.50.

Part of Roman House with mosaic floor and hypocaust, protected by modern
building at Verulamium.


TL1307 SE 7/29G


Corner of building which was in Forum of Roman City.

Listing NGR: TL1363407286

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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