(Papcastle) Cumberiand, England.
A fort for a milliary cohort or cavalry ala, probably
a Trajanic foundation with occupation continuing until
the late 4th c. Inscriptions record the presence of Legio
VIII and, in the mid 3d c., the Cuneus Frisonum
Aballavensium Phillipianorum. There was a civil settlement.
E. B. Birley, “Roman Papcastle,” Trans.
Cumberland and Westmorl and Arch. Soc
. ser. 2, 63
(1963) 96-125; D. Charlesworth, “Excavations at Papcastle 1961-62,” ibid. 65 (1965) 102-14.