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Roman Wall and Defense Towers: Carrer del Correu Vell

 
 
Roman Wall and Defense Towers: Carrer del Correu Vell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 18, 2019
1. Roman Wall and Defense Towers: Carrer del Correu Vell Marker
Inscription.  (Catalan:) Llenç de mur i dues de les torres quadrangulars pertanyents l segon recinte emmurallat de Barcino (segle IV dC). Al segle XIV, es va construir sobre aquest tram de muralla la casa de la família March.

(Spanish:) Lienzo de muro y dos de las torres cuadrangulares pertenecientes al segundo recinto amurallado de Barcino (siglo IV d.C.). En el siglo XIV, se construyó sobre este tramo de muralla la casa de la familia March.

(English:) A portion of the wall and two quadrangular towers of the second enclosing wall of Barcino (4th century AC). In 14th century, over this portion of the wall, it was constructed the March family palace.
 
Erected by Ajuntament de Barcelona, Museu d'Historia de Barcelona. (Marker Number R4.)
 
Location. 41° 22.893′ N, 2° 10.782′ E. Marker is in Barcelona, Catalonia, in Barcelonès. Marker is at the intersection of Carrer del Correu Vell

Roman Wall and Defense Towers: Carrer del Correu Vell Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 18, 2019
2. Roman Wall and Defense Towers: Carrer del Correu Vell Marker - wide view
and Carrer d'En Groc on Carrer del Correu Vell. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Barcelona, Catalonia 08002, Spain. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Roman Tower: Plaça dels Traginers (within shouting distance of this marker); Roman Wall and Defense Towers: Carrer Baixada de Caçador (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Miquel Llobet i Solés (about 180 meters away); Roman Wall and Defence Towers: Carrer Sots-tinent Navarro (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Gustau A. Muñoz (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); El Call: Carrer de L'Arc de San Ramon del Call (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); El Call: Carrer de Sant Domènec (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Josep Anselm Clavé (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Barcelona.
 
Categories. Forts, Castles
 
Roman Wall and Defense Towers: Carrer del Correu Vell Marker - wider but narrower view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 18, 2019
3. Roman Wall and Defense Towers: Carrer del Correu Vell Marker - wider but narrower view
The marker is visible here, standing up against the wall on the right. The roman wall section described on the marker is visible here at the end of the "street", where it opens up into a small courtyard or plaza.
Roman wall described by the Carrer del Correu Vell marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 18, 2019
4. Roman wall described by the Carrer del Correu Vell marker
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 8, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 7, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 30 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 7, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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