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  roman fort, Old Penrith
     PENRITH OLD, a hamlet in the parish of Lazonby, in Leath ward, Cumberland, 5 miles north of Penrith. The remains of its ancient buildings are very considerable, and it is supposed to have been a Roman station, and a very extensive town before the growth of New Penrith.
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