Roman Fort makeover

A little known Roman Fort near Alston in Cumbria is to be turned into a visitor attraction.

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New life for Roman fort

A little known Roman fort near Alston in Cumbria isgoing to be made into a visitor attraction.

Whitley castle, or Epiacum to give it the Roman name. is still buried and has onlybeen explored by archaeologists once. That was a small dig in 1957.

A team of volunteers is going to work to breath new life into the fort, whose foundations are preserved.

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