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City Walls

A Grade I Listed Building in Chichester, West Sussex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8395 / 50°50'22"N

Longitude: -0.7815 / 0°46'53"W

OS Eastings: 485891

OS Northings: 105149

OS Grid: SU858051

Mapcode National: GBR DGS.773

Mapcode Global: FRA 967W.CBG

Entry Name: City Walls

Listing Date: 8 October 1971

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1354262

English Heritage Legacy ID: 299792

Location: Chichester, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19

County: West Sussex

District: Chichester

Civil Parish: Chichester

Built-Up Area: Chichester

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex

Church of England Parish: Chichester St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text


1.
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

I


2.
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

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