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Contact details

24700  Astorga, León  (Castile-Leon)
Tel.:+34 987618222

Location

Autonomous region:
Castile-Leon

Province/Island:
León

León

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Description

This was used as the prison in Astorga until 1892. At the eastern limit of the forum there was a large vaulted portico known as an “ergastula”, possibly built at the time of the Caesars Julius or Claudius. It is in an unusually good state of repair.

Construction:
Archaeological site

Artistic period:
Classical-Roman

Historic period:
Romanisation (A.D.)

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