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River Gelt Roman Quarry

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Scott Vanderbilt
Contributors: Sean Gillies
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Last modified Oct 20, 2012 05:20 PM History
A Roman quarry on the River Gelt near Brampton, Cumbria

54.92106, -2.740496

mine, quarry

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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, and Sean Gillies, 'River Gelt Roman Quarry: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2012 <> [accessed: 17 October 2018]

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