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roman inscription, Wetheral
locality:-   Wetheral Woods
civil parish:-   Wetheral (formerly Cumberland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   roman inscription
locality type:-   quarry (?) 
coordinates:-   NY46665348 (roughly) 
1Km square:-   NY4653
10Km square:-   NY45

evidence:-   old text:- Camden 1789 (Gough Additions) 
item:-  roman inscriptioninscription, roman
source data:-   Book, Britannia, or A Chorographical Description of the Flourishing Kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland, by William Camden, 1586, translated from the 1607 Latin edition by Richard Gough, published London, 1789.
image CAM2P192, button  goto source
Page 192:-  "... On the same rock [St Constantine's Cells] a little higher up the river and about 10 or 12 feet from the level of the water is this inscription:"
"and a rude figure of a deer. The two lines are a yard assunder: the 2d may mean the Leg. XX. Valens Victrix condidit (or Condate) Cassius or Centurio Cassius, the centurial mark misplaced."

25 yards S of the caves, 10 feet above the river. RIB says 'quarry' but we have not found a quarry on any map, as yet.
Mentions Legio XX Valeria Victrix.

Collingwood, R G &Wright, P P: 1965: Roman Inscriptions of Britain: Oxford University Press:: nos.1004-1006

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