Carlisle Castle, Cumbria, England. Near the ruins of Hadrian's wall Carlisle Castle has stood for over 900 years and has been the scene of many historical episodes in British History.

Carlisle Castle, Cumbria, England - near the ruins of Hadrian's Wall, Carlisle Castle has stood for over 900 years.

Carlisle Castle, Carlisle, Hadrian's Wall, Cumbria, UK

Carlisle Castle, Carlisle, Hadrian's Wall, Cumbria, UK - Find our store at

Reconstruction of Carlisle Castle as it may have appeared in about 1400

Reconstruction of Carlisle Castle as it may have appeared in about Carlisle, Cumbria, Northern England, UK

Carlisle Castle - Carlisle, Hadrian's Wall, Cumbria.

Carlisle Castle, Carlisle, Hadrian's Wall, Cumbria print on canvas - photography by Roger Clegg

CARLISLE CASTLE  Carlisle Castle is a great medieval fortress that has watched over the City of Carlisle for over nine centuries. Visitors can explore fascinating and ancient chambers, stairways and dungeons and find the legendary 'licking stones'.   Here, parched Jacobite prisoners found enough moisture to stay alive, only to be brutally executed on Gallows Hill.

Carlisle Castle in Cumbria was the first home of Mary Queen of Scots, my great great great (ect) aunt. I would die if I could see my ancestors first home.

Prisoners carvings at Carlisle Castle Keep

Carlisle Castle was a constantly updated working fortress until well within living memory.

View of the walls of Carlisle Castle in Cumbria, England. When William the Conqueror invaded England in 1066 Carlisle was part of Scotland, this changed in 1092 when his son William Rufus took control and built Carlisle Castle on the site of an old Roman ruin.

Carlisle Castle in Cumbria, England. When William the Conqueror invaded England in 1066 Carlisle was part of Scotland, this changed in 1092 when his son William Rufus took control and built Carlisle Castle on the site of an old Roman ruin.

Depot staff and soldiers of the Border Regiment at Carlisle Castle gate on 28 October 1911, the 100th anniversary of the British victory over France at the battle of Arroyo des Molinos in the Peninsular War

Depot staff and soldiers of the Border Regiment at Carlisle Castle gate on 28 October the anniversary of the British victory over France at the battle of Arroyo des Molinos in the Peninsular War

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