Gary (Devore) sent me this picture from the outing to Housesteads Roman fort taken by the Binchester Field School on Sunday
– the sheep clearly quite at in with the impending rainstorm.
I am reminded of waiting for a train at Cambridge station some time ago, sleet driving horizontally up the platform. One ticket guard to another – “Bit of a Northumbrian summer today”.
Here’s Alan Sorrell’s reconstruction of the Roman site from the late 50s/early 60s: