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TOWERS OF CARLISLE AND THE BRIDGE 'TWIXT WESTMORLAND AND CUMBERLAND

TOWERS OF CARLISLE AND THE BRIDGE 'TWIXT WESTMORLAND AND CUMBERLAND

The county buildings of Carlisle (bottom) are defended by two drum towers, symbolic of the ancient fortress town which stood so perilously near the warlike kingdom of Scotland. There was a citadel on this site founded by Henry VIII. From Kendal the road goes over wild country till one mile short of Penrith it crosses the river Eamont, which, flowing to Ullswater, is the boundary between Westmorland and Cumberland, by this fine buttressed bridge. Near by are the ruins of Brougham Castle, celebrated by Wordsworth in one of his poems.

Other pictures from The Manchester and Glasgow Road


WESTMORLAND TOWN OF KENDAL, FAMED OF OLD FOR ITS CLOTH

THE JOURNEY'S END AT GEORGE SQUARE, GLASGOW: GRETNA GREEN

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