Glannoventa Roman Fort

16th October Looking forward to my next podcasting foray when I will be visiting Ravenglass on the Cumbrian coast this coming Monday. The setting was a natual sheltered harbour, created by a the great sandbank formed where three rivers converged the Esk, Mite and Irt. Here the Romans established a fort as Hadrian’s Wall was begun. Remarkably while the fort itself is all but lost to erosion and stone robbing. The bath-house survives to a considerable height. Known as Walls Castle, it well merits inspection.

Walls Castle Roman bath-house

Published by markrichardswalking

An outdoor writer since my early twenties, with a passion for walking and linescape art, which quickly coalesed into the creation of practical guides exploring the remarkable landscapes and heritage of Britain.

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