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Brackenhill Tower

BRACKENHILL TOWER

A mini fortress in the borderlands - find out more about Brackenhill and why it's so important.

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RESTORATION
Restoration What it's all about and why it's important you should take part!
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A FAIRY TALE CASTLE
Turrets on Lowter Castle In the heart of Cumbria - find out where and why it needs some tender loving care...
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NEWLAND BLAST FURNACE
Broken window. Tucked away in a quiet corner of Cumbria is an important piece of industrial heritage.
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151 QUEEN STREET
Ornate railing finial. Step back in time as we take a look at a 18th Century relic in the heart of modern Whithaven.
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THE GRAHAMS
Gargoyle on Brackenhill Tower Builders of Brackenhill and feared throughout the borders, we take a look at their history.
THE BORDER REIVERS
Galloping horse The original 'men behaving badly'! And boy were they bad...
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CUMBRIAN ARCHAEOLOGY
A Roman soldier If you live, work or shop in Carlisle, you're walking on centuries of buried history.
 
THE BISHOPS CURSE
Text on the Cursing Stone Normally you expect the church to 'turn the other cheek' but the reivers were an exception!

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