Roman amphitheatre 1/2 mile (800m) N of Charterhouse


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English Heritage

County Council

Somerset County Council

District Council

Mendip District Council



Parliamentary Constituency


Grid Reference

SJ499499 (349887, 156506)

WGS84 Coordinates

51.305, -2.71897

Nearest Postcode

BS40 7XX

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Earthwork enclosure comprising a large circular depression surrounded by a bank. Excavations in 1909 and 1938 did not yield conclusive results, but finds suggest a Roman date, and an amphitheatre seems the most plausible interpretation.

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