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St. Michael’s Church, Bowness-on-Solway

This evening, I am posting information on St. Michael’s Church, Bowness on-Solway, Cumbria, England.

This church has features similar to the church posted in yesterday’s blog in that (a) patron saint is same and (b) the church is built within the confines of a former Roman fort on Hadrian’s Wall which in turn dates back to the 2nd century AD. More information:-

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North Door

This evening, I am posting information on St. Michael’s Church, Burgh-by-Sands, in Cumbria, England.

This church has a history dating back at least 800 years but the actual site dates back to the 2nd century AD as the church is situated in the eastern section of the former Aballava Fort on the western section of Hadrian’s Wall. Illustration below shows positioning.

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Happy Hikers

This evening, I am reporting on today’s small group 11 km ( 7 mile) hike in East Dumbartonshire, N.E.of Glasgow. This connected with the Luggie Water (river), Waterside and Merkland.

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