Description: City Walls
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
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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
Source: English Heritage
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