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In pictures: top discoveries at Maryport's Roman fort

Some of the collection of stone alters found at the site Photo: ITV Border

The North of England Civic Trust, the new owner of Alauna Roman fort at Maryport, is hoping to turn the site into a visitor attraction.

We have collected a gallery of some of the best artefacts found at the site so far.

Roman stone carving of water nymphs Credit: ITV Border
"Shrine of the standards" altar shrine found in temple remains, latest altar unearthed at site during recent dig Credit: ITV Border
Dedication wreath to the victory of the legion that was based at the fort Credit: ITV Border
Dedication to a local Maryport Roman goddess Credit: ITV Border
Roman carving of a man on a horse Credit: ITV Border
A wild boar, running to the left, tusks and curly tail carefully outlined Credit: ITV Border
An inscription set into the wall of a building recording work at the fort by the detachments of the 2nd legion Augusta from Caerleon and the 20th Legion Valeria Victrix from Chester Credit: ITV Border

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