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Chester Roman Gardens

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Name:
Chester Roman Gardens
Continent:
EUROPE
Alt Name:
 -
Country:
United Kingdom
Period:
Ancient Rome
Sub-Region:
Northern Europe
Date:
1900AD - 1999AD
City/Town:
Chester
Figure:
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Resorts:
Chester,
Related:
Chester Roman Amphitheatre,

about Chester Roman Gardens

The Chester Roman Gardens are a small garden and park complex close to Chester Roman Amphitheatre which contains a number of Roman finds and artefacts gathered from various sites in Roman Chester.

Originally built in the early 1950s, the gardens were re-designed in 2001 and now provide a scenic spot to browse the Roman ruins and generally relax.

The Chester Roman Gardens contain a range of remains from local Roman sites, including columns from the Roman gymnasium and carved fascias from the Deva Victrix Roman fortress.

Also contained in the Chester Roman Gardens is a hypocaust - the underground heating system used by the ancient Romans. A number of signs dotted around the gardens give useful explanations to visitors.

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contact details

Address: Pepper Street / Little St John Street, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 1QQ

Phone: +44 (0) 1244 402260

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Directions:
The Chester Roman Gardens are in the centre of Chester along Pepper Street (A5268). The gardens are approximately 1.5km from Chester Railway Station.

Ticket Information:
Chester Roman Gardens are free to enter and visit at all reasonable times.

Links:
http://www.visitchester.com/site/things-to-do/roman-garden-p22721

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