Chesters Museum Places Nearby

Chesters Roman FortChesters Roman Fort

Chesters Roman Fort, originally known as Cilurnum, was built around 124 CE as part of Hadrian's Wall in northern England. Its ruins include calvary barracks, a riverside bath house, and other structures scattered across a peaceful rural landscape. The English Heritage site includes Chesters Museum, a listed building displaying Roman tombstones and other artifacts.


Country house, 1771 by John Carr for John Clayton, remodelled with major extensions 1891 by Norman Shaw. Ashlar; Lakeland slate roofs. Square 1771 block with 5 1891 wings, 3 set diagonally at angles and 2 to rear; extensions in earlier C18 style.South front in 3 parts: centre is 1771 house, 3 storeys, 4 bays, symmetrical.

Terrace Walls to S of Chesters

Terrace walls, probably early C20. Drystone, in irregular courses, with cut dressings. Flat coped retaining wall, decreasing in height at front, around circular lawn.

Forge Cottage

House, formerly a pair of cottages. Late C18. Coursed rubble with roughly- shaped quoins and cut dressings; stone slate roof.

The George Inn

Hotel. Mid C18 extended C19. Roughly-squared stone with dressings, C19 parts snecked stone; Welsh slate roof.

Little Walwick

House, early C18 extended C19. Coursed large rubble with roughly-shaped quoins and tooled dressings; Lakeland slate roof, except for stone slates on rear wing. South elevation in 3 sections.

Lincoln Hill House

House, dated 1799 on lintel, incorporating earlier C18 work in east wing; west wing rebuilt late C19. 1799 house rubble with ashlar front, east wing coursed rubble, west wing snecked tooled stone; cut dressings. Welsh slate roofs.