UK FIELD STUDY COURSE 2007
- May 8, 2007
May 8 -
Morning free in Carlisle; then a visit to the County Archives.
May 8 - Resting at Carlisle Market Cross.
May 8 - The Cursing Stone. A modern transcription of a local 16th-century curse against robbers and highwaymen in the Carlisle area. Since it was installed as part of a Millennium project in 2001, the area has suffered a severe foot-and-mouth outbreak amongst livestock, there has been a devastating flood, factories have closed, and the local football (soccer) team was relegated from its league. Once city councillor called for the destruction of the stone.
May 8 -Entrance to Carlisle Castle. The Record Office, with the archive collection, is right inside the castle.
May 8 - The keep of Carlisle Castle. The noticeboard says it all.
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