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A detail on the C15th bastion on the western wall of the outer ward. Carlisle Castle.
A detail on the outside of the wall where the city wall joins the castle's outer ward.
On the other side of the wall at this point is the former site of a tower.In 1596 an infamous border reiver,
William Armstrong - known as Kinmont Willie, was broken free by 200 men under the command of Sir Walter Scott having
overcome the guard at the postern gate.
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Carlisle Castle