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City Walls, Chichester

Description: City Walls

Grade: I
Date Listed: 8 October 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 299792

OS Grid Reference: SU8589105149
OS Grid Coordinates: 485891, 105149
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8395, -0.7815

Location: N Walls, Chichester, West Sussex PO19 1DG

Locality: Chichester
Local Authority: Chichester District Council
County: West Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: PO19 1DG

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Listing Text

972 City Walls

SU 8505 SE 1/445
SU 8605 SW 2/445
SU 8604 NE 3/445
su 8604 NW 4/445
SU 8604 SW 19/445


In shape, an irregular polygon: eleven facets. Erected probably before
end of C2 AD. Bastions added by mid C4 AD. Traces of Roman work remain
both at base of existing wall and in earth ramparts. Medieval and later
work (more piecemeal). Rampart promenade built in C18. 4 city gates
dismantled between 1772 and 1783. A.M.

Listing NGR: SU8589105149

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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