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Hadrian’s Wall at Birdoswald Roman Fort

This evening, I am posting information on Birdoswald Roman Fort on Hadrian’s Wall.

By way of background, the whole of the western thirty miles of the Wall, including the Birdoswald area, was originally built of turf but subsequently rebuilt in stone commencing at end of Hadrian’s reign (AD 138) and then again after reoccupation of the Wall in the 160s.

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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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