Cherré (archaeological site)

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Roman theater of Cherré

Cherré is the site of the archeological excavation of a Gallo-Roman complex of 20 hectares from the 1st to the 3rd centuries. It is situated in the town Aubigné-Racan, in the Sarthe département of western France, in the région Pays-de-la-Loire.

The site was likely a rural center of commercial and religious activity before the Roman conquest. Excavations in 1977 by C. Lambert and J. Rioufreyt discovered an ancient theatre, two temples, Roman thermae, a forum and an aqueduct.

Coordinates: 47°39′45″N 0°14′7″E / 47.66250°N 0.23528°E / 47.66250; 0.23528