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ROMAN SHRINE TO MINERVA

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: ROMAN SHRINE TO MINERVA

List entry Number: 1375783

Location

ROMAN SHRINE TO MINERVA, EDGARS FIELD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Cheshire West and Chester

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 28-Jul-1955

Date of most recent amendment: 23-Jul-1998

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 469762

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Details

CHESTER CITY (EM)

SJ4065 EDGAR'S FIELD 1932-1/8/88 (West side) 28/07/55 Roman shrine to Minerva (Formerly Listed as: EDGAR'S FIELD, Handbridge Figure of Minerva)

I

Shrine statue of Minerva carved in quarry face in Edgar's Field. Early C2. Red sandstone. Detail badly eroded. The shrine is the only example surviving in situ of its kind in Britain. Interpretive material is available in the Grosvenor Museum, Grosvenor Street, Chester IM. The shrine is protected by a C19 stone surround with hood, refurbished late C20.



Listing NGR: SJ4066765613

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National Grid Reference: SJ 40667 65613

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