Carlisle Castle
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Castle Way, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA3 8UR

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72Roman City

A large Roman fort is established on the site of the later castle. This becomes the nucleus for a prosperous town called Luguvalium, occupied by the Romans until the end of the 4th century

1092First Castle

William II advances north and defeats local warlord Dolfin. William takes Carlisle, makes the town a borough and builds the first castle on part of the Roman site.

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