Castlesteads Roman Fort and the Vallum Between the Track to the East of Castlesteads Fort and the Cam Beck in the West
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Cumbria County Council
Carlisle City Council
Penrith and The Border
SJ513513 (351275, 563445)
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Three Mithraic altars found in this area suggest the probable site of a Mithraeum. (RIB) Number 1994, found in or before 1725 at Castlesteads, now lost; inscribed 'to the Sun-god Mithras'. RIB Number 1992,found in or before 1694 built into a stone wall at Castlesteads, now lost; inscribed 'to the Invincible Sun-god'. RIB Number 1993, found at Castlesteads before 1604, is now at Rokeby.
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