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ALONE (Watercrook) Westmorland, England.

An earth and timber fort for an infantry unit 500 strong, founded in the late 1st c. and subsequently replaced in stone. The occupation continued into the late 4th c. The only known garrison is Cohors III Nerviorum. A civil settlement grew up around the fort and pottery may have been made there.


E. B. Birley, “The Roman fort at Watercrook,” Trans. Cumberland and Westmorland Arch. Soc. ser. 2, 57 (1958) 13-17.


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