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Sizergh Castle, Kendal, England

This evening, I am reporting on Sizergh Castle in Cumbria, near Kendal in the English Lake District and about sixty miles south of Carlisle.. There are three facets of this historic property, viz:

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Temple of Mithras, Hadrian’s Wall, England.

This evening, I am focusing on the Temple of Mithras which can be found close to the Fort of Brocolitia¬†(Carrawburgh) to the west of Walwick on Hadrian’s Wall.Location is about thirty-five miles east of Carlisle. There is a small car park from where access can be achieved on foot, albeit the terrain can be wet and muddy.

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Reenactment soldiers at Housesteads Roman Fort, Hadrian’s Wall.

This evening, I am posting information on Housesteads Roman Fort on Hadrian’s Wall in England.

Housesteads is located on a ridge known as the Whin Sill escarpment about 25 miles east of Carlisle which itself is on the line of the Wall. Access entails a 10 minute walk up a rough path passing through fields with farm animals (mainly sheep).

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