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Minerva's Shrine
Minerva's Shrine
Minerva's Shrine
Minerva's Shrine
Minerva's Shrine

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Shrine statue of The Roman goddess Minerva carved in a quarry face in Edgar's Field. The shrine is protected by a nineteenth century stone surround with hood. It was refurbished in the late twentieth century.
Title

Minerva's Shrine

Date

early 2nd C

Medium

red sandstone

Accession number

CH1_CJ_S022

Work type

Relief

Owner

Chester City Council

Custodian

Grosvenor Museum

Work status

extant

Listing status

Grade I (England and Wales)

Listing date

28/07/55

Access

at all times

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Located at

Handbridge, Chester

CH4 7JE

Edgar's Field, Handbridge.