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River Gelt Roman Quarry

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Scott Vanderbilt
Contributors: Jeffrey Becker, Sean Gillies
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Last modified Feb 16, 2021 08:31 PM History
A Roman quarry on the River Gelt near Brampton, Cumbria.

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This is one of several quarries from which stone was sourced in the building and maintenance of Hadrian's Wall. Also the site of several Roman inscriptions cut on the rock-face.

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Scott Vanderbilt, Jeffrey Becker, and Sean Gillies, 'River Gelt Roman Quarry: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2021 <> [accessed: 18 May 2024]

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