Work completed on historic Prospect wall

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Work completed on historic Prospect wall

Posted: 23/11/2009 21:38:13

Herefordshire Council, through its service delivery partners Amey, has now completed work on the historic Prospect Wall in Ross-on-Wye.

The wall, which collapsed some two years ago, has now been completely rebuilt using a mixture of the remaining stone and new stone sourced from a local quarry.

During works on the wall, archaeologists discovered stone foundations that date from Roman times and part of the medieval Bishop’s Palace, and the rebuilt wall has been designed to ensure these remains are preserved.

The new-look wall is to be uncovered on Friday, November 20 at 1.45pm. Refreshments will be served afterwards at the Church Hall of St Mary’s Church.

Ward member Councillor Gordon Lucas will then be handing the wall over to Councillor John Stone, chairman of Herefordshire Council.

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