May 30, 2020

Towns and Villages of Cumbria


Banks courtesy Oliver DixonBanks is a tiny hamlet beside Hadrian’s Wall. It looks down on the river Irthing. There are Roman wall and turret remains near the village. There is a primitive Methodist chapel in Banks. The former post office is a private house.

Hadrians wall and east turret Banks courtesy Mike Quinn

Photos courtesy of Oliver Dixon , Mike Quinn The Geograph British Isles Project

Banks is on a minor road three miles north-east of Brampton on the northern side of the A69.

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