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Wigton

Wigton is a busy market town in the north of Cumbria
"The Romans had a cavalry station, Maglona, known locally as "Old Carlisle", just to the south of the town with a large Vicus (civilian settlement) associated with it. Although the town's layout is generally medieval, its architectural style is Georgian which remains largely intact.
The broadcaster Anna Ford came from the as did writer Melvin Bragg.
The view along the road suggests that it had not yet been paved or surfaced, notice the shop on the left of the photo.
Photo Ref: ct5033

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Category:City Scenes
Subcategory:Street Scenes
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Keywords:carts, cumbria, horses, houses, lamp-posts, lighting, market towns, shops, street lights, wigton

Wigton