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Reconstructing Roman Carlisle: Fort Life on a shifting frontier

The tree-ring dating of timbers in the south rampart demonstrated that Carlisle fort was founded in AD 72-73, towards the end of the Romans’ war with the Brigantes (as recorded by the historian Tacitus), and during Petillius Cerialis’ second winter as governor of Britain.

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