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Bowes Castle

The castle is built on the old Roman site of Lavatrae and in the 4th century, the garrison here raided the local village and stole a huge amount of valuables. The local inhabitants fought back and wiped out the Roman army, but not before hiding the purloined treasure - which has never been found. It is said that on the anniversary of the skirmish, the ghosts of the Roman army appears to bury their booty, but according to legend anyone who finds out the location is doomed to die.

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