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Brief description of site

Fishbourne Roman Palace has a reconstructed formal courtyard garden dating from the 1st century.

Brief history of site

Fishbourne was a mid-1st century Roman military camp which by the end of the 1st century had been extended and improved into a Roman 'Palace'.

Location information:

Address: Fishbourne, Chichester, PO19 3QR

Locality: Chichester

Local Authorities:

West Sussex; Chichester; Chichester

Historical County: Sussex

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 197 Grid Ref: SU838047
Latitude: 50.8358 Longitude: -0.811333

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Key information:

Form of site: garden

Purpose of site: Educational

Context or principal building: palace

Site Style : formal

Site first created: 0043 to 0099

Main period of development: 1st century

Survival: Part: ground/below ground level remains

Site Size (Hectares): 0.75

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