Old Carlisle

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Old Carlisle
Mire Cottage and Croft House - geograph.org.uk - 60322.jpg
Mire Cottage and Croft House, Old Carlisle
Old Carlisle is located in Allerdale
Old Carlisle
Old Carlisle
Location in Allerdale, Cumbria
Old Carlisle is located in Cumbria
Old Carlisle
Old Carlisle
Location within Cumbria
OS grid referenceNY2646
Civil parish
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townWIGTON
Postcode districtCA7
Dialling code016973
AmbulanceNorth West
UK Parliament
List of places
54°48′N 3°09′W / 54.80°N 03.15°W / 54.80; -03.15Coordinates: 54°48′N 3°09′W / 54.80°N 03.15°W / 54.80; -03.15

Old Carlisle is a village in the civil parish of Westward in the Allerdale district of Cumbria, England. It is located by the River Waver, and was originally a part of Cumberland before the reorganisation of local government in 1974.[1]

Roman Fort[edit]

During the Roman Times, Old Carlisle was home to a Roman Fort.[2] It has been dated back to the 2nd century AD, and was destroyed and rebuilt in 296 AD.[3]


  1. ^ "Lakes Guides". Lakes Guides.
  2. ^ "Article on Hadrian's Wall Group website". Tynedale U3A Hadrian's Wall Group.
  3. ^ "Old Carlisle Fort & Civil Settlement Listing Information". Historic England.

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