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Information Plaques  In addition there are Information Discs/Plaques attached  to Buildings or places of notable importance. These discs show the same details as those recorded on  the Heritage Trail Leaflet. welcome to chester-le-street heritage trail Silver Direction Coin Straight On Gold Direction Coin Turn Left or Right Heritage Trail Sign Posts  Also watch out for the Heritage Trail Sign Posts located  near the Civic Heart/Market Place, opposite the Parish Church, on the corner next to the library and next to the  Wicket Gate.

Heritage Trail Directional Coins


When using the Heritage Trail you will notice Gold & Silver Coins embedded in the pavement, these are directional markers as detailed opposite.

Just follow the ‘plume’ on the Roman’s helmet.

Heritage Trail Leaflet


The Heritage Trail Leaflet includes a map of the Heritage Trail route, Points of Interest as shown on the various Information Boards and Plaques and details of how to visit our town whether by Car, Bus/Coach or Train.


The leaflet can be obtained free from the Reception desk at the Civic Centre or from the Town’s Library.


You can also down load an Adobe PDF copy here:

Information Boards


There are eight Information Boards which have been placed at significant locations around the town, they provide details and some photographs outlining the history of that particular area.

Start Here.


The trail starts at display board B1, which is located in front of the Civic Centre on Newcastle Road.

These information boards are numbered at their top right-hand corners as shown opposite and are depicted on the leaflet map so that you can get an overall impression of their approximate locations. The trail ends at board B8 adjacent to the Market Place/Civic Heart.

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