Ribchester is brought to life by dramatic displays including a lifesize cavalryman and roman legionary.
Three inscribed tombstones, including that of the young cavalryman, have been found in the vicinity of the fort.
"Well, young cavalryman, how is my Rook behaving?" he asked.
A weal dog astwide a fence! shouted Denisov after him (the most insulting expression a cavalryman can address to a mounted infantryman) and riding up to Rostov, he burst out laughing.