Friday, August 6, 2010

Work to reveal Cumbrian Roman settlement

A west Cumbrian community stricken by last year’s floods is coming together to explore significant Roman remains unearthed as river torrents receded.

Early investigations alongside the River Derwent at Papcastle, near Cockermouth, have revealed signs of an important settlement, possibly dating back to the second century.

One of them includes a possible amphitheatre.

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