SO8318 : Imperator Nerva, Glevum

taken 8 months ago, near to Gloucester, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

Imperator Nerva, Glevum
Imperator Nerva, Glevum
Gloucester was founded in AD 48 around a Roman fort under the name of Glevum. In AD 97, Emperor Nerva declared it a colonia, i.e. a city accommodating retired legionaries. Here we see the emperor riding from the central square to the southern gate of the colonia. The city centre of modern Gloucester still features the two axes intersecting at right angles at the Cross, which would have been laid out first by the Romans nearly 2000 years ago. The statue was made by Anthony Stone in 2002.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 16 March, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 26 March, 2019
Geographical Context
Public buildings and spaces  City, Town centre 
Primary Subject of Photo
Statue 
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All Square  Clook  Su1oyp 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 8311 1848 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:51.8785N 2:14.8013W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SO 8310 1848
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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