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

Cumbria

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Roman

Data Source

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County Council

Cumbria County Council

District Council

Carlisle City Council

Parish

Wetheral

Parliamentary Constituency

Penrith and The Border

Grid Reference

SJ467467 (346669, 553529)

WGS84 Coordinates

54.8736, -2.83119

Nearest Postcode

CA4 8EZ

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Notes

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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