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Roman wall collapses in Chester after private building work

11 monthes ago   |   By The Guardian

Council says excavation by developer has ‘compromised integrity of ancient monument' A section of the ancient walls around the city of Chester has collapsed after development work. A spokesman for Cheshire West and Chester Council said part of the city walls, which were built by the Romans, collapsed on Thursday night after excavations carried out by a private developer “compromised the integrity of the ancient monument”.
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