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A View of the Amphitheater At Silchester. Taken from the South Entrance MDCCXLII

A View of the Amphitheater At Silchester. Taken from the South Entrance MDCCXLII

Medium: Pencil and ink on paper

Date: 1742

Shelfmark: Ktop XIV

Item number: 85-g

Genre: Topographical Drawing

Unlike many other Roman towns, Silchester still has well preserved architectural remains. The town amphitheatre can be found just beyond the north-eastern corner of the walled area. It measures 250ft x 220ft. At the time of this image, the area inside the wall had become a pond.

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