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The Roman Military in Britain

Part#5 : Temporary Marching Camps in England

The following table contains the names, grid references, dimensions and enclosed areas of every known Roman camp in England. A separate description of each camp is available by clicking on its name. The discovery process is still on-going, with new camps being identified from the air almost every year. These newly-discovered camps will be added whenever they come to light.

Location of CampN.G.Ref.DimensionsAreaType
Picton, CheshireSJ424701c.540 x 450 ft
(165 x 138 m)
c.5¾ acres
(c.2.3 ha)
...
Upton 1, CheshireSJ418695c.480 x 417 ft
(146 x 127 m)
c.4½ acres
(c.1.86 ha)
...
Upton 2, CheshireSJ421695c.400 x 387 ft
(122 x 118 m)
c.3½ acres
(c.1.44 ha)
...
Upton 3, Upton-by-Chester High School, CheshireSJ421692c.380+ x 280+ ft
(c.115+ x 85+ m)
c.2½+ acres
(c.1+ ha)
...
Upton 4, CheshireSJ419699c.515 x 423 ft
(157 x 129 m)
c.5 acres
(c.2.02 ha)
...
Upton 6, Upton Recreation Centre, CheshireSJ424689c.360 x 270 ft
(110 x 82 m)
c.2¼ acres
(c.0.9 ha)
...
Upton Grange Moat, CheshireSJ423691c.360 x 360 ft
(c.110 x 110 m)
c.3 acres
(c.1.2 ha)
...
Hoole, CheshireSJ429678c.525 x c.460 ft
(c.160 x c.140 m)
c.5½ acres
(c.2.24 ha)
...
Belle Vue Farm, Guilden Sutton 1, CheshireSJ441678c.564 x 390 ft
(172 x 119 m)
c.5 acres
(c.2.04 ha)
...
Cinders Lane, Guilden Sutton 2, CheshireSJ450679230+ x 130+ ft
(70+ x 40+ m)
¾+ acres
(0.3+ ha)
...
Pipers Ash, Guilden Sutton 3, CheshireSJ436677? x 289 ft
(? x 88 m)
2+ acres?
(0.8+ ha?)
...
Stamford Heath, Christleton 1, CheshireSJ455669c.360 x 272 ft
(110 x 83 m)
c.2¼ acres
(c.0.91 ha)
...
Stamford Heath, Christleton 2, CheshireSJ460670c.393 x 279 ft
(120 x 85 m)
c.2½ acres
(c.1.02 ha)
...
Christleton 3, CheshireSJ446666c.295 x 190 ft
(90 x 58 m)
c.1¼ acres
(c.0.52 ha)
...
Waverton, CheshireSJ451639c.426 x 246 ft
(c.130 x 75 m)
c.2½ acres
(c.0.97 ha)
...
Manley, CheshireSJ5072c.426 x 377 ft
(130 x 115 m)
c.3¾ acres
(c.1.49 ha)
...
Buttercrambe Moor, North YorkshireSE716569400 x 470 ft
(122 x 143 m)
4¼ acres
(1.74 ha)
...
Loomer Road, Chesterton, StaffordshireSJ8349c.325 x 315 ft
(c.99 x 96 m)
c.2¼ acres
(c.0.95 ha)
...
Astbury, Congleton, CheshireSJ837620unknown60 acres
(24 ha)
...
Saham Toney, NorfolkTF890000c.750 x 600 ft
(c.230 x 180 m)
c.10¼ acres
(c.4.2 ha)
...
Leighton 1, ShropshireSJ596049c.330+ x 670+ ft
(c.100+ x 205+ m)
unknown...
Leighton 2, ShropshireSJ596049c.460+ x 590+ ft
(c.140+ x 180+ m)
unknown...
Leighton 3, ShropshireSJ596050c.150+ x 390+ ft
(c.45+ x 120+ m)
unknown...
Barrockside, CumbriaNY454471c.233 x 350 ft
(c.71 x 107 m)
2 acres
(0.8 ha)
...
Beaumont, CumbriaNY338591c.330? x 525 ft
(c.100? x 160 m)
c.4 acres?
(c.1.6 ha?)
...
Boomby Lane 1, Grinsdale,CumbriaNY368573460 x 545 ft
(140 x 166 m)
5¾ acres
(2.3 ha)
...
Boomby Lane 2, Grinsdale,CumbriaNY368574236 x 466 ft
(72 x 142 m)
c.3 acres
(1.2 ha)
...
Brackenrigg 1, CumbriaNY223614490+ x 560+ ft
(150+ x 170+ m)
c.6¼ acres
(c.2.5 ha)
...
Brackenrigg 2, CumbriaNY223614312 x 490 ft
(95 x 150+ m)
3½ acres
(1.4 ha)
...
Brougham, CumbriaNY542291c.245 ft²
(c.75 m²)
c.1¼ acres
(0.5 ha)
...
Crackenthorpe, CumbriaNY650237c.985 ft²
(c.300 m²)
23 acres
(9.3 ha)
...
Galley Gill, Old Penrith,CumbriaNY490389c.330 x 525 ft
c.100 x 160m)
c.4 acres
(1.6 ha)
...
Golden Fleece, Carleton, CumbriaNY441517c.213 x 279 ft
(c.65 x 85 m)
1¼ acres
(1.2 ha)
...
Kirkby Thore 1, CumbriaNY626252650 x 804 ft
(198 x 245 m)
12 acres
(4.8 ha)
...
Kirkby Thore 2, CumbriaNY626251360 x 518 ft
(110 x 158 m)
4¼ acres
(1.7 ha)
...
Kirkby Thore 3, CumbriaNY624250340 x 377 ft
(104 x 115 m)
3 acres
(1.2 ha)
...
Knockcross, CumbriaNY230627c.243 x 328 ft
(c.74 x c.100 m)
1½ acres
(0.6 ha)
...
Knowe Farm, Old Penrith, CumbriaNY488393367 x 466 ft
(112 x 142 m)
4 acres
(1.6 ha)
...
Langwathby Moor, CumbriaNY576334282 x 322 ft
(86 x 98 m)
2 acres
(0.8 ha)
!
Moss Side 1, CumbriaNY456603282 x 374 ft
(86 x 114 m)
c.2½ acres
(1 ha)
...
Moss Side 2, CumbriaNY456603614 x 690 ft
(187 x 210 m)
9¾ acres
(3.9 ha)
...
Nowtler Hill 1, Grinsdale, CumbriaNY362570210 x c.250 ft
(64 x c.75 m)
c.1¼ acres
(0.5 ha)
...
Nowtler Hill 2, Grinsdale, CumbriaNY360567128 x 187 ft
(39 x 57 m)
½ acre
(0.2 ha)
...
Plumpton Head, CumbriaNY499353irregular23½ acres
(9.5 ha)
...
Troutbeck 1, CumbriaNY379273673 x 732 ft
(205 x 223 m)
10 acres
(4 ha)
...
Troutbeck 2, CumbriaNY389276c.1,230 x c.1,440 ft
(c.375 x c.440 m)
30 acres
(9.7 ha)
...
Troutbeck 3, CumbriaNY383273345 ft²
(105 m²)
1½ acres
(0.6 ha)
...
Warcop, Sandford, CumbriaNY740167164 x 197 ft
(50 x 60 m)
¾ acre
(0.3 ha)
...
Watchclose, Steadfolds, CumbriaNY475601230 ft²
(c.70 m²)
c.1¼ acres
(0.5 ha)
...
Willowford, CumbriaNY625661c.230 x 295 ft
(c.70 x 90 m)
1½ acres
(0.6 ha)
...
Alverdiscott, Higher Kingdon, DevonSS492254394 x 443 ft
(120 x 135 m)
4 acres
(1.6 ha)
...
North Tawton, DevonSS663006c.820 x c.1,380 ft
(c.250 x c.420 m)
25 acres
(10 ha)
...
Bowes Moor, DurhamNY929125184 ft²
(56 m²)
¾ acre
(0.3 ha)
...
Rey Cross, DurhamNY900124c.655 x c.985 ft
(c.200 x c.300 m)
20 acres
(8.1 ha)
...
Sandforth Moor, DurhamNZ205210276 x c.328 ft
(84 x c.100 m)
c.2¼ acres
(c.0.85 ha)
...
Brampton Bryan, Hereford & WorcesterSO379723c.1,800 x c.1,480 ft
(c.550 x c.450 m)
57 acres
(23 ha)
...
Buckton Park, Hereford & WorcesterSO390733c.525 x 400 ft
(c.160 x 122 m)
c.4¾ acres
(1.9 ha)
...
Shurnock, Inkberrow, Hereford & WorcesterSP028602171+ x 236 ft
(52+ x 72 m)
c.1 acre
(c.0.4 ha)
...
Walford, Hereford & WorcesterSO393722c.1,280 x 820 ft
(c.390 x 250 m)
c.24 acres
(c.9.75 ha)
...
Ancaster, LincolnshireSK979444925 x 1,312 ft
(282 x 400 m)
28 acres
(11.3 ha)
...
Newton on Trent 1, LincolnshireSK825733c.920 x c.1,100 ft
(c.280 x c.335 m)
c.23¼ acres(c.9.4 ha)...
Newton on Trent 2, LincolnshireSK825733? x 490+ ft
( x 150+ m)
unknown...
Horstead, NorfolkTG258193836 x 1,197 ft
(255 x 365 m)
23½ acres
(9.5 ha)
...
Bagraw, NorthumberlandNY849965515 x c.770 ft
(157 x c.235 m)
c.9 acres
(3.6 ha)
...
Bean Burn 1, NorthumberlandNY756660187 ft²
(57 m²)
¾ acres
(0.3 ha)
...
Bean Burn 2, NorthumberlandNY75526662 ft²
(19 m²)
0.09 acres
(0.04 ha)
...
Bellshiel, NorthumberlandNY818998c.1,050 x c.1,640 ft
(c.320 x c.500 m)
c.39½ acres
(15.9 ha)
...
Birdhope 1, NorthumberlandNY826988c.770 x c.1,200 ft
(c.235 x c.365 m)
c.30½ acres
(12.3 ha)
...
Birdhope 2, NorthumberlandNY826988c.560 x c.606 ft
(c.170 x c.185 m)
7¾ acres
(3.1 ha)
...
Birdhope 3, NorthumberlandNY826988c.360+ x c.492 ft
(c.110+ x c.150 m)
c.5¼ acres
(2.1 ha)
...
Brown Dikes, NorthumberlandNY839702220 ft²
(67 m²)
1.1 acres
(0.4ha)
...
Burnhead, NorthumberlandNY709669c.525 x c.722 ft
(c.160 x c.220 m)
c.8½ acres
(3.5 ha)
...
Carham, NorthumberlandNT798377900+ x 1,070+ ft
(275+ x 325+ m)
22+ acres
(c.8.9 ha)
...
Cawfields, NorthumberlandNY713669c.230 x c.295 ft
(c.70 x c.90 m)
1½ acres
(0.6 ha)
...
Chapel Rigg, NorthumberlandNY645654226 x 285 ft
(69 x 87 m)
1½ acres
(0.6 ha)
...
Chesters Pike, NorthumberlandNY706671c.246 x c.295 ft
(c.75 x c.90 m)
c.1¼ acres
(0.5 ha)
...
Chew Green I, NorthumberlandNT788084c.885 x c.935 ft
(c.270 x c.285 m)
19 acres
(7.7 ha)
...
Chew Green III, NorthumberlandNT786086c.605 x c.985 ft
(c.185 x c.300 m)
c.13¾ acres
(5.5 ha)
...
Coesike West 1, NorthumberlandNY817701180 x 180 ft
(55 x 55 m)
c.½ acre
(0.2 ha)
...
Coesike West 2, NorthumberlandNY817701112 x 112 ft
(c.34 x 34 m)
c.¼ acre
(0.1 ha)
...
Coesike East, NorthumberlandNY818702148 x 164 ft
(45 x 50 m)
c.½ acre
(0.2 ha)
...
Crooks, NorthumberlandNY636656262 x 394 ft
(80 x 120 m)
c.2¼ acres
(0.9 ha)
...
Dargues, NorthumberlandNY860937656 x 984 ft
(c.200 x c.300 m)
14½ acres
(5.9 ha)
...
East Learmouth, NorthumberlandNT8703691,017 x 1,460 ft
(c.310 x 445 m)
c.33½ acres
(13.6 ha)
...
Farnley 1, NorthumberlandNY994631246 x 328 ft
(c.75 x 100? m)
acres
( ha)
...
Farnley 2, NorthumberlandNY995631328 x 377 ft
(c.100 x 115+ m)
acres
( ha)
...
Farnley 3, NorthumberlandNY998631335 x 525 ft
(102 x 160 m)
4 acres
(1.6 ha)
...
Featherwood East, NorthumberlandNT8200561,312 x 1,345 ft
(c.400 x c.410 m)
c.39½ acres
(15.9 ha)
...
Featherwood West, NorthumberlandNT8130571,197 x 1,459 ft
(c.365 x c.445 m)
38½ acres
(15.6 ha)
...
Fell End, NorthumberlandNY685654787 x 1,181 ft
(240 x 360 m)
21½ acres
(8.7 ha)
...
Glenwhelt Leazes, NorthumberlandNY656656262 x 492 ft
(80 x 150 m)
3 acres
(1.2 ha)
...
Greenlee Lough, NorthumberlandNY774695387 x 466 ft
(118 x 142 m)
c.3½ acres
(1.4 ha)
...
Grindon Hill, NorthumberlandNY824678131 x 131 ft
(40 x 40 m)
c.¼ acre
(0.1 ha)
...
Grindon School, NorthumberlandNY813697105 x 105 ft
(32 m²)
c.¼ acre
(c.0.09 ha)
...
Haltwhistle Burn 1, NorthumberlandNY714662276 x 482 ft
(84 x 147 m)
2½ acres
(1 ha)
...
Haltwhistle Burn 2, NorthumberlandNY716663308 x 308 ft
(94 x 94 m)
c.1¾ acres
(0.7 ha)
...
Haltwhistle Burn 3, NorthumberlandNY716663131 x 308 ft
(40 x 94 m)
c.¾ acre
(0.3 ha)
...
Haltwhistle Burn 4, NorthumberlandNY71366452 x 62 ft
(16 x 19 m)
< ¼ acre
(? ha)
...
Lees Hall, NorthumberlandNY704656361 x 574 ft
(110 x 175 m)
c.4¼ acres
(1.7 ha)
...
Limestone Corner, NorthumberlandNY876713154 x 161 ft
(c.47 x c.49 m)
c.½ acre
(0.2 ha)
...
Markham Cottage 1, NorthumberlandNY7086601,197 x 1,509 ft
(365 x 460 m)
41½ acres
(16.8 ha)
...
Markham Cottage 2, NorthumberlandNY708662348 x 427 ft
(106 x 130 m)
c.3½ acres
(1.4 ha)
...
Milestone House, NorthumberlandNY721660591 x 1,886 ft
(c.180 x 575 m max)
17 acres
(7 ha)
...
Norham, NorthumberlandNT889454230 x 262 ft
(70 x 80 m)
c.1¼ acres
(0.5 ha)
...
North Yardhope, NorthumberlandNT908009449 x 472 ft
(137 x 144 m)
c.5 acres
(4.9 ha)
...
Seatsides 1, NorthumberlandNY751661827 x 925 ft
(252 x 282 m)
c.16½ acres
(6.7 ha)
...
Seatsides 2, NorthumberlandNY752664489 x 761 ft
(149 x 232 m)
8½ acres
(3.4 ha)
...
Silloans, Rochester, NorthumberlandNT8220061,181 x 1,673 ft
(c.360 x c.510 m)
c.45½ acres
(18.4 ha)
...
Sills Burn North, NorthumberlandNT825000c.410 x c.490 ft
(c.125 x c.150 m)
c.4½ acres
(1.9 ha)
...
Sills Burn South, NorthumberlandNY825997c.280 x c.755 ft
(85 x 230 m)
4½ acres
(1.8 ha)
...
Sunny Rigg 1, NorthumberlandNY695656260 x 165 ft
(80 x 50 m)
1 acre
(0.4 ha)
...
Sunny Rigg 2, NorthumberlandNY698657230 x 280 ft
(70 x 86 m)
1½ acres
(0.6 ha)
...
Sunny Rigg 3, NorthumberlandNY70065872 x 72 ft
(22 x 22 m)
0.1 acres
( ha)
...
Swine Hill 1, NorthumberlandNY904825550 x 570 ft
(168 x 174 m)
6 acres
(2.4 ha)
...
Swine Hill 2, NorthumberlandNY904825c.200 x 200 ft
(< 60 x 60 m)
c.¾ acre
(0.3 ha)
...
Twice Brewed, NorthumberlandNY750667330 x 475 ft
(100 x 145 m)
c.3½ acres
(1.4 ha)
...
Walwick Fell, NorthumberlandNY886708245 x 246 ft
(75 x 75 m)
c.1½ acres
(0.5 ha)
...
West Woodburn, NorthumberlandNY895874c.1,020 x 1,180 ft
(c.310 x 360 m)
27 acres
(11 ha)
...
Bootham Stray 1, North YorkshireSE598548280 x 492 ft
(85 x 150 m)
c.2½ acres
(1 ha)
...
Bootham Stray 2, North YorkshireSE596548265 x 350 ft
(81 x 107 m)
c.2 acres
(0.9 ha)
...
Breckenbrough, North YorkshireSE376839260+ x 670+ ft
(80+ x 200+ m)
4+ acres
(1.6+ ha)
!
Catterick Bridge, North YorkshireSE231991525+ x c.755 ft
(160+ x c.230 m)
9 acres
(3.6 ha)
...
Cawthorn, North YorkshireSE782899c.310 x 850 ft
(95 x 260 m)
c.5¼ acres
(2.1 ha)
...
Malham, North YorkshireSD914654850 x 1,020 ft
(c.260 x c.310 m)
20 acres
(8.1 ha)
...
Wath, North YorkshireSE674745695 x 755 ft
(c.212 x 230 m)
c.12 acres
(4.9 ha)
...
Calverton 1, NottinghamshireSK615508920 x 935 ft
(280 x 285 m)
26 acres
(10.5 ha)
...
Calverton 2, NottinghamshireSK615508490 x 380 ft
(115 x c.136 m)
4 acres
(1.7 ha)
...
Farnsfield, NottinghamshireSK638557c.690 x c.600 ft
(c.184 x c.212 m)
c.9½ acres
(3.9 ha)
...
Gleadthorpe Plantation, Warsop, NottinghamshireSK594703670 x 530 ft
(162 x 204 m)
8.1 acres
(3.3 ha)
...
Holme, NottinghamshireSK8105911,345 x 790 ft
(410 x 240 m)
23+ acres
(9.3+ ha)
...
Attingham Park, ShropshireSJ556097950+ x 110+ ft
(290+ x 33+ m)
acres
( ha)
...
Bromfield, ShropshireSO485775c.1,080 x 845 ft
(c.330 x 258 m)
21¼ acres
(8.5 ha)
...
Brompton Camp 1, ShropshireSO249934c.1,310 x 1,280 ft
(c.400 x 390 m)
c.38 acres
(c.15.5 ha)
...
Brompton Camp 2, ShropshireSO249933755 x c.835 ft
(230 x c.255 m)
c.13 acres
(c.5.2 ha)
...
Burlington Camp 1, ShropshireSJ7791061,115 x 1,510 ft
(340 x 460 m)
c.38½ acres
(15.5 ha)
...
Burlington Camp 2, ShropshireSJ779107426 x 656 ft
(130 x 200 m)
c.6½ acres
(2.5 ha)
...
Cound Hall, ShropshireSJ561050260+ x 690+ ft
(80+ x 210+ m)
4+ acres
(1.7+ ha)
...
Ismore Coppice, ShropshireSJ556093c.656 x c.886 ft
(c.200 x c.270 m)
c.13¼ acres
(c.5.4 ha)
...
Norton 1, ShropshireSJ562095c.985 x c.1,445 ft
(c.300 x c.440 m)
c.32 acres
(c.13 ha)
...
Norton 2, ShropshireSJ571098c.1,035 x c.1,180 ft
(c.315 x c.360 m)
c.28 acres
(c.11.3 ha)
...
Quatt, ShropshireSO738889460 x 312 ft
(95 x 140 m)
c.1¼ acres
(1.3 ha)
...
Stretford Bridge 1, ShropshireSO4298411,230 x c.1,180-2,000 ft
(375 x c.360-610 m)
c.33-56 acres
(c.13-23 ha)
...
Stretford Bridge 2, Craven Arms, ShropshireSO430837410 x c.345 ft
(125 x c.105 m)
3¼ acres
(1.3 ha)
...
Uffington, ShropshireSJ524128c.1,150 x 1,575/1,740 ft
(c.350 x 480/530 m)
40/44½ acres
(16.3/18 ha)
...
Upper Affcot, ShropshireSO444864c.980 x c.650 ft
(c.300 x c.200 m)
14¾ acres
(6 ha)
...
Whittington, ShropshireSJ3503031,080 x 1,510 ft
(330 x 460 m)
38 acres
(15.3 ha)
...
Norton Fitzwarren, SomersetST181259223 x 308 ft
(68 x 94 m)
1½ acres
(0.6 ha)
...
Greensforge Camp 1, StaffordshireSO863885c.560 x 490 ft?
(c.170 x 150 m?)
c.6¼ acres?
(c.2.5 ha?)
...
Greensforge Camp 2, StaffordshireSO863885c.246 x 197 ft
(75 x 60 m)
c.1 acre
(0.45 ha)
...
Greensforge Camp 3, StaffordshireSO865890c.885 x 590+ ft
(c.270 x 180+ m)
c.12 acres?
(c.4.8 ha?)
...
Greensforge Camp 4, StaffordshireSO857880460 x 770 ft
(140 x 235 m)
c.8 acres
(3.3 ha)
...
Greensforge Camp 5, StaffordshireSO856885c.1,035 x 1,380 ft
(315 x 420 m)
c.32¾ acres
(13.2 ha)
...
Swindon Camp, StaffordshireSO855904c.1,575 x 1,050 ft
(480 x 320 m)
38 acres
(15 ha)
...
Wall 1, StaffordshireSK090066c.500 x 600 ft
(152 x 182 m)
6 acres
(2.5 ha)
...
Wall 2, StaffordshireSK099064c.330 x c.490 ft
(c.100 x c.150 m)
c.3¾ acre
(1.5 ha)
...
Water Eaton Camp 1, StaffordshireSJ903113c.310 x 531 ft
(c.94 x 162 m)
c.3¾ acres
(1.5 ha)
...
Water Eaton Camp 2, StaffordshireSJ903111c.575 x 650+ ft
(c.175 x 200+ m)
8 acres
(c.3.3 ha)
...
Stretton Mill, Water Eaton Camp 3, StaffordshireSJ898111unknownunknown...
Stretton Mill, Water Eaton Camp 4, StaffordshireSJ899111unknownunknown...
Stretton Mill, Water Eaton Camp 5, StaffordshireSJ900112unknownunknown...
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