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River Gelt Roman Quarry

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Scott Vanderbilt
Contributors: Jeffrey Becker, Sean Gillies
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jun 29, 2019 05:12 PM History
A Roman quarry on the River Gelt near Brampton, Cumbria.

54.92106, -2.740496

mine, quarry


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, 2019 <> [accessed: 01 December 2020]

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