Ravenglass was the Roman's main port for the north of England. Although little remains of other Roman buildings here, the bath-house (known as Walls Castle) has survived and is one of the largest Roman standing buildings in England.
The walls are 112 feet high and the floor measures 90 feet by 40. Inside were all the bits and pieces that the Romans used to keep clean like hot saunas and baths
The naval base (Romans called it Glannaventa) had a garrison of around a thousand men and guarded both the port and the road that ran over Hardknott Pass to Penrith. The important port brought in most of the materials and food that the Romans needed, and it then had to be conveyed safely to its destinations
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