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Carlisle Castle

Carlisle Castle

Protecting England Carlisle Castle is situated in Carlisle, in the English county of Cumbria, near the ruins of Hadrian’s Wall. The castle is over 900 years old and has been the scene of many historical episodes in British history. Given …

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Carlisle Electric Tramways

Carlisle Electric Tramway

Six Lined Tramway The Carlisle Tramways Order of 1898 authorised the construction of an electric tramway and construction began in 1899. The system comprised 6 lines radiating from Carlisle railway station to Newtown, Stanwix, along Warwick Road to Petteril Bridge, …

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English Gate, Carlisle

English Gate Carlisle

City Fortifications By the time of the Norman conquest in 1066, Carlisle was part of Scotland. It was not recorded in the 1086 Domesday Book. This changed in 1092, when William the Conqueror’s son William Rufus invaded the region and …

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