St Constantine's cells (Wetheral Caves) and rock-cut Roman inscription


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County Council

Cumbria County Council

District Council

Carlisle City Council



Parliamentary Constituency

Penrith and The Border

Grid Reference

SJ467467 (346669, 553529)

WGS84 Coordinates

54.8736, -2.83119

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Roman quarry inscriptions cut on the rock face about above the River Eden on its west bank, south of Wetheral Cells. The inscription comprises the words MAXIMUS SCRIPSIT which is 75cm long comprising 9cm high letters, with LEG XXVV CONDRAUSISIUS 75cm away, and 50cm lower from the above, there is also the figure of a stag; followed by II, in letters between 6cm -14cm high.

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