|Name:||Maryport (n/a)||CISP No:||MAPOR|
|Place:||Maryport (n/a)||Grid Ref:||NY 380 3730 (GB)|
|County:||Cumbria (n/a) , England||Saint(s):||none|
Collingwood/Wright/1965, 270--271, the site of Maryport lies on the river Ellen, and was known by the name Alauna in the Roman period.
Dark/Dark/1996, 63, argue that it was part of a functioning post-Roman defensive system for northern Britain.
A substantial collection of Roman inscriptions, RIB nos. 808-879, survive from this site.
Jarrett/1976, has a full discussion of the fort of Maryport during the Roman period.