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Series 4: 2. Port Carlisle



Ben Robinson examines the remains of a lost harbour in Port Carlisle, Cumbria, a small village near Carlisle which grew as a consequence of the canal building surge that swept the nation.\n\nFor a very short time, this village was a thriving port with ambitions to rival Liverpool. It welcomed tourists, but its canal was soon overtaken by the advent of the railways. Ben goes on to discover the cauldron-like original boiler behind the Victorian bath house.

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