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Part#7 : Temporary Marching Camps in Scotland

The following table will eventually contain the names, grid references, dimensions and enclosed areas of every known Roman marching camp in Scotland. A separate description of each camp is, or soon will be, 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
Balnagieth, GrampianNJ0275767 x 230+ ft
(234 x 70+ m)
c.10 acres?
(c.4 ha?)
1 Camp 1989
Bellie, GrampianNJ35611,200 x 900? ft
(366 x 274? m)
c.24¾ acres?
(c.10 ha?)
1 Camp 1968
Auchinhove, GrampianNJ4551c.1,100 x 1,030 ft
(c.335 x 314 m)
26 acres
(10.5 ha)
1 Camp 1951
Muiryfold, GrampianNJ48522,600 x 1,825? ft
(792 x 556? m)
c.109 acres
(c.44.1 ha)
1 Camp 1961
Burnfield, GrampianNJ5447? ft
( x m)
c.40 acres
(c.16 ha)
1 Camp 1982
Ythan Wells/Glenmailen, GrampianNJ6538c.2,660 x c.1,822 ft
1,450 x 1,050 ft
c.111 acres
c.35 acres
2 Camps 1785
Boyndie, GrampianNJ6563395 x 355 ft
(120 x 108 m)
c.3¼ acres
(c.1.3 ha)
1 Camp 1990
Durno Aberdeenshire/GrampianNJ69573,050 x c.1,920/2,035 ft
(930 x c.590/620 m)
c.144 acres
(58.25 ha)
1 Camp 1975
Deer's Den, Kintore, GrampianNJ7816c.2,400 x c.2,000 ft
(c.732 x c.610 m)
c.110 acres
(c.44.5 ha)
1 Camp 1867
Malling, Menteith, CentralNN5600740 x 690 ft
(225 x 210 m)
11¾ acres
(4.7 ha)
1 Camp 1981
Callander, Bochastle,CentralNN61071,740 x 1,200 ft
(530 x 365 m)
47¾ acres
(19.4 ha)
1 Camp 1949
Dunblane, CentralNN77001,325 x 1,075 ft
900 x 700 ft
c.32¾ acres
c.14½ acres
2 Camps 1951
Dalginross, TaysideNN77201,000 x 960 ft
585 x 300+ ft
23½ acres
>4 acres
2 Camps Roy
Ardoch, TaysideNN8309450 x 400+ ft
875 x 700 ft
875 x c.800 ft
1,540? x 985 ft
c.425 x 280 ft
c.2,500 x (1,610-1,740) ft
>4¼ acres
14 acres
16 acres
33½ acres?
2¾ acres
c.96 acres?
6 Camps 1951
Dornock, TaysideNN87191,175 x 850 ft
(358 x 259 m)
23¾ acres
(9.3 ha)
1 Camp 1962
Strageath, TaysideNN8918? ft
( x m)
63 acres?
(25.5 ha?)
1 Camp 1976
Innerpeffray, TaysideNN9118c.2,200 x 2,000 ft
2,100 x 1,400 ft
250 x 250 ft
c.300 x 300 ft
c.100 acres
67½ acres
<1½ acres
c.2 acres
4 Camps 1951
Gask House, TaysideNN9919450 x 370 ft
(c.137 x 113 m)
3¾ acres
(1.55 ha)
1 Camp 1789
Kincladie Wood, Dunning, TaysideNO0215c.2,300 x 2,200 ft
(c.700 x 670 m)
c.116¼ acres
(c.47 ha)
1 Camp 1970
Broomhill, Forteviot, TaysideNO0317c.2,050 x 1,350 ft?
329 x 290 ft
c.63½ acres
c.2¼ acres
2 Camps 1958
Dupplin, TaysideNO0419700 x c.1,000? ft
(213 x c.305? m)
c.16 acres?
(c.6.5 ha?)
1 Camp 1958
Easter Powside, TaysideNO0524? ft
( x m)
acres
( ha)
1 Camp 1998
Lamberkine, TaysideNO0722c.225 x 195 ft
(c.70 x 60 m)
>1 acre
(c.0.41 ha)
1 Camp 1955
Scone Park, TaysideNO10271,800+ x 1,290 ft
(c.550+ x 393 m)
>53¼ acres
(>21.5 ha)
1 Camp 1952
Grassy Walls, TaysideNO1028c.2,800 x c.1,600 ft
(c.850 x c.490 m)
c.103 acres
(c.41.6 ha)
1 Camp 1771
Steeds Stalls, TaysideNO1142410 x 390 ft
(125 x 119 m)
c.3¾ acres
(c.1.48 ha)
1 Camp 1941
Inchtuthil, TaysideNO12391,350 x 1,025 ft
400 x 260 ft
c.31¾ acres
c.2½ acres
2 Camps 1957
Carey, Abernethy, TaysideNO17162,290 x 2,160 ft
(698 x 658 m)
113½ acres
(46 ha)
1 Camp 1973
Carpow, TaysideNO2017c.2,220 x c.2,150? ft
2,425 x c.1,250? ft
c.109½ acres
>70 acres
2 Camps 1969
St Madoes, TaysideNO2019290+ x 190+ ft
(88+ x 58+ m)
>1¼ acres
(>0.5 ha)
1 Camp 1968
Campmuir, Lintrose, TaysideNO22371,900 x 1,220 ft
(580 x 372 m)
c.53¼ acres
(c.21.5 ha)
1 Camp 1754
Auchtermuchty, FifeNO24112,000 x 1,300 ft
(610 x 396 m)
59½ acres
(c.24 ha)
1 Camp 1965
Longforgan, TaysideNO29302,040 x c.1,450 ft
(622 x c.442 m)
c.64 acres
(c.25.9 ha)
1 Camp 1969
Cardean, TaysideNO2946c.2,905 x 1,940 ft
1,425 x 1,015+ ft
c.129½ acres
>33¼ acres
2 Camps 1956
Invergowrie, TaysideNO3430c.1,310 x 985+ ft
(c.400 x 300+ m)
>29½ acres
(>12 ha)
1 Camp 1982
Edenwood, FifeNO3511? ft
(? m)
c.63 acres
(c.25.5 ha)
1 Camp 1978
Eassie, TaysideNO35462,125 x c.1,290 ft
(648 x c.393 m)
c.63 acres
(c.25.5 ha)
1 Camp 1968
Inverquharity, TaysideNO4058c.530 x 475 ft
(c.162 x 145 m)
c.5¾ acres
(c.2.3 ha)
1 Camp 1984
Gagie, TaysideNO4438550+ x 290+ ft
(170+ x 90+ m)
c.5-10 acres
(c.2-4 ha)
1 Camp 1973
Battledykes, Oathlaw, TaysideNO4555c.3,000 x c.1,950 ft
(c.914 x c.594 m)
c.134 acres
(c.54 ha)
1 Camp Roy
Lunanhead, TaysideNO4752c.1,890? x c.1,450? ft
(c.625? x c.440? m)
c.63 acres?
(c.25.5 ha?)
1 Camp 1794
Kirkbuddo, TaysideNO4944c.2,380 x 1,100 ft
(c.725 x 335 m)
c.60 acres
(c.24.3 ha)
1 Camp Roy
Finavon, TaysideNO4957c.1,400 x 1,167 ft
(c.427 x 336 m)
c.37½ acres
(c.15.2 ha)
1 Camp 1962
Marcus, TaysideNO51582,125 x 1,325+ ft
(648 x 404+ m)
c.64½ acres
(c.26 ha)
1 Camp 1967
Bonnytown, FifeNO54121,025+ x 950 ft
(312+ x 290 m)
>22¼ acres
(>9 ha)
1 Camp 1965
Kinnell, TaysideNO6150c.2,040 x 1,340 ft
(c.622 x 408 m)
62¾ acres
(25.4 ha)
1 Camp 1969
Battledykes, Keithock, TaysideNO61632,000 x c.1,400 ft
450 x 300+ ft
c.64¼ acres
>3 acres
2 Camps Roy
Stracathro, TaysideNO6165c.1,400 x 1,200 ft
(c.427 x 366 m)
c.38½ acres
(c.15.6 ha)
1 Camp 1955
Balmakewan, GrampianNO6666c.2,785 x c.1,875 ft
(c.850 x c.570 m)
120 acres?
(48.5 ha?)
1 Camp 1967
Dun, TaysideNO6859660 x 545 ft
(201 x 166 m)
8¼ acres
(3.34 ha)
1 Camp 1973
Logie, TaysideNO6963c.1,925? x c.1,425 ft
(c.590? x c.435 m)
c.63 acres?
(c.25.5 ha?)
1 Camp 1973
Kair House, GrampianNO76762,000+ x 2,000 ft
(610+ x 610 m)
>92 acres
(>37 ha)
1 Camp 1945
Normandykes, GrampianNO82992,814 x 1,629 ft
(858 x 497 m)
>106½ acres
(>c.43.5 ha)
1 Camp 1949
Raedykes, GrampianNO8490c.2,620 x c.1,750 ft
(c.800 x c.530 m)
c.110 acres
(c.44.5 ha)
1 Camp 1949
Menteith, Malling, CentralNS56991,220 x 945 ft
(372 x 288 m)
c.23½ acres
(c.21 ha)
1 Camp 1972
Summerston, StrathclydeNS5772c.540 by 460 ft
(c.165 x 140 m)
c.5¾ acres
(c.2.3 ha)
1 Camp 1978
Buchley, Balmuildy, StrathclydeNS5872770 x 625 ft
(235 x 190 m)
11 acres
(4.5 ha)
1 Camp 1951
Adamslee, Easter Cadder, StrathclydeNS6473c.400 x 400 ft
(c.122 x 122 m)
<3¾ acres
(c.1.48 ha)
1 Camp 1957
Cauldcoats, StrathclydeNS6941? ft
(? m)
c.13 acres?
(c.5.3 ha?)
1 Camp 1989
Twechar, StrathclydeNS6975c.475 x 350 ft
(c.145 x 105 m)
c.3¾ acres
(c.1.5 ha)
1 Camp 1977
Bar Hill, StrathclydeNS7075? ft
(? m)
c.1½ acres
(c.0.6 ha)
1 Camp 1982
Dullatur, StrathclydeNS7476750 x ? ft
500 x ? ft
? acres
? acres
2 Camps 1969
Ochtertyre, CentralNS7498? ft
(? m)
c.15 acres
(c.6 ha)
1 Camp 1982
Craigarnhall, CentralNS75982,070 x c.1,275 ft
(630 x c.390 m)
c.60½ acres
(c.24.5 ha)
1 Camp 1971
Tollpark, StrathclydeNS7777c.550 x 420 ft
(c.168 x 128 m)
c.5¼ acres
(c.2.15 ha)
1 Camp 1949
Garnhall, StrathclydeNS7877850 x 570 ft
1,000 x 300+ ft
c.11¼
>6¾ acres
2 Camps 1952
Dalnair, CentralNS8179375 x ? ft
(114 x ? m)
? acres
(? ha)
1 Camp 1958
Milnquarter, CentralNS8279540 x 440 ft
(165 x 134 m)
c.5½ acres
(c.2.2 ha)
1 Camp 1955
Dunipace, CentralNS8482c.2,360+ x 2,130+ ft
(c.720+ x 650+ m)
c.130 acres
(c.50 ha)
1 Camp 1983
Tamfourhill, CentralNS8579c.600 x 490 ft
(c.185 x 150 m)
c.7 acres
(c.2.8 ha)
1 Camp 1977
Camelon, CentralNS8580? ft
? ft
? acres
? acres
10 Camps 1951
Durisdeer, Dumfries & GallowayNS89031,500 x 1,500 ft?
830 x 800 ft
c.51 acres?
15¼ acres
2 Camps 1951
Claghorn, StrathclydeNS91461,700 x 1,200 ft
(515 x 365 m)
1,700 x 1,200 ft
(515 x 365 m)
2 Camps? 1764
Castledykes, StrathclydeNS92441,500 x 900+ ft
850 x c.700 ft
400 x 250 ft
280 x 150+ ft
>31 acres
c.13¾ acres
2¼ acres
<1 acres
4 Camps 1951
Mumrills, StrathclydeNS9279140 x ? ft
(c.43 x ? m)
? acres
(? ha)
1 Camp 1958
Cold Chapel, StrathclydeNS93241,640 x 755-985 ft
(500 x 230-300 m)
c.28½-37 acres
(c.11.5-15 ha)
1 Camp 1984
Wandel, StrathclydeNS9426c.1,380 x 1,150 ft
(c.420 x 350 m)
c.36½ acres
(c.14.7 ha)
1 Camp 1961
Carstairs Mains, StrathclydeNS9444c.1,560 x 850 ft
(c.475 x 260 m)
c.30½ acres
(c.12.3 ha)
1 Camp 1983
Little Kerse, CentralNS9478450 x 450 ft
(137 x 137 m)
c.4¾ acres
(1.88 ha)
1 Camp 1951
Polmont Hill, CentralNS9478275 x 275 ft
(84 x 84 m)
1¾ acres
(0.7 ha)
1 Camp 1945
Crawford, StrathclydeNS9520550+ x 300+ ft
700+ x 525+ ft
-
>3¾ acres
>8½ acres
-
3 Camps 1961
Inveravon, CentralNS9679700 x 500 ft
225 x 225 ft
550 x 550 ft
8 acres
<1¼ acres
7 acres
3 Camps 1958
Lamington, StrathclydeNS9730970 x 890+ ft
(295 x 270+ m)
>19¾ acres
(>8 ha)
1 Camp 1977
Bankhead, StrathclydeNS98441,730 x 1,280 ft
c.1,150 x 1,150 ft
50¾ acres
c.30¼ acres
2 Camps 1977
Little Clyde, StrathclydeNS99151,475 x 975 ft
(450 x 300 m)
33 acres
(13.4 ha)
1 Camp 1939
Linlithgow, Lothian RegionNT0077? ft
( x m)
acres
( ha)
1 Camp 1989
Kinglass Park, Bo'ness, CentralNT0080c.500 x 500 ft
(c.152 x 152 m)
c.5¾ acres
(c.2.3 ha)
1 Camp 1951
Muirhouses, Bo'ness, CentralNT0180425+ x 425 ft
(130+ x 130 m)
>4¼ acres
(>1.7 ha)
1 Camp 1961
Cornhill, Coulter, StrathclydeNT02351,550 x 1,180 ft
(472 x 360 m)
42 acres
(17 ha)
1 Camp 1973
Beattock, Dumfries & GallowayNT0802c.1,840 x c.1,700 ft
1,180 x c.1,050 ft
1,410 x c.1,115 ft
-
c.71¾ acres
c.28½ acres
c.36 acres
-
4 Camps 1951
Tassiesholm, Dumfries & GallowayNT0901c.550 x 425 ft
(c.168 x 130 m)
c.5½ acres
(c.2.2 ha)
2 Camps 1951
Kirkhouse, StrathclydeNT09461,430 x 1,180 ft
(435 x 360 m)
38¾ acres
(15.7 ha)
1 Camp 1983
Castlecraig, BordersNT1244c.1,720+ x 1,070 ft
500+ x 500+ ft
c.42¼+ acres
>5¾ acres
2 Camps 1965
Kaimhouse, BordersNT1649985+ x 655+ ft
(300+ x 200+ m)
>34 acres
(>14 ha)
1 Camp 1992
Carlops, LothianNT17572,130 x 835 ft
(650 x 255 m)
40¾ acres
(16.5 ha)
1 Camp 1984
Gogar Green, LothianNT1771705+ x 590+ ft
(215+ x 180+ m)
>9½ acres
(>3.8 ha)
1 Camp 1981
Millburn Tower, LothianNT1771850+ x 330+ ft
(260+ x 100+ m)
>6½ acres
(>2.6 ha)
1 Camp 1981
Lyne, BordersNT20401,670 x 1,225 ft
1,150 x 1,025 ft
47 acres
27 acres
2 Camps 1951
Glencorse Mains, LothianNT2362395 x c.330 ft
(120 x c.100 m)
c.2¾ acres
(c.1.1 ha)
1 Camp 1976
Eshiels, BordersNT2839920 x 775 ft
c.1,150 x 1,050 ft
16¼ acres
c.27¾ acres
2 Camps 1965
Innerleithen, BordersNT3236840+ x 270+ ft
(256+ x 82+ m)
>5¼ acres
(2.1 ha)
1 Camp 1951
Eskbank, LothianNT32661,360 x 600+ ft
(415 x 183+ m)
>18¾ acres
(>7.6 ha)
2 Camps 1965
Lugton, LothianNT3267950+ x 600+ ft
(290+ x 183+ m)
>13 acres
(>5.3 ha)
1 Camp 1965
Dalkeith, LothianNT3469950+ x 600+ ft
(290+ x 183+ m)
>13 acres
(>5.3 ha)
1 Camp 1965
Inveresk, LothianNT34711,550+ x c.3,000? ft
725+ x 125+ ft
c.120 acres?
>2 acres
2 Camps 1965
Woodhead, LothianNT3863460 x 360 ft
(140 x 110 m)
3¾ acres
(1.5 ha)
1 Camp 1987
Pathhead, LothianNT39631,725 x 1,300 ft
c.910 x 620 ft
c.2,450 x 2,450 ft
51½ acres
c.13 acres
c.137¾ acres
3 Camps 1958
Oakwood, BordersNT4225? ft
( x m)
acres
( ha)
1 Camp
Fala, LothianNT4362c.675 x 435 ft
(c.205 x 132 m)
c.6¾ acres
(c.2.73 ha)
1 Camp 1977
Channelkirk, BordersNT48543,500 x 1,600+ ft
600+ x 375+ ft
>129 acres
>5¼ acres
2 Camps 1755
Milrighall, BordersNT5326c.1,280 x 1,210 ft
(c.390 x 370 m)
c.35½ acres
(c.14.4 ha)
1 Camp 1977
Cavers Mains, BordersNT54161,050 x 1,000+ ft
(320 x 305+ m)
>24¼ acres
(>9.75 ha)
1 Camp 1965
Denholm, BordersNT54171,200 x 1,000+ ft
(366 x 305+ m)
c.27½ acres
(c.11.1 ha)
1 Camp 1960
St. Leonards, BordersNT54453,120 x 2,300 ft
(951 x 701 m)
164¾ acres
(c.67 ha)
1 Camp 1951
Kedslie, BordersNT55401,150 x 755 ft
(350 x 230 m)
c.20 acres
(c.8 ha)
1 Camp 1976
Blainslie, BordersNT5544c.1,700 x 1,200 ft
(c.518 x 366 m)
46¾ acres
(19 ha)
1 Camp 1973
Newstead, BordersNT5734? ft
( x m)
acres
( ha)
8 Camps Roy
Drygrange, BordersNT5735c.1,800 x 755-985 ft
(c.550 x 230-300 m)
c.31¼-40¾ acres
(c.12.6-16.5 ha)
1 Camp 1977
St. Boswells, BordersNT6031c.850 x 650 ft
1,800 x 1,300 ft
c.12¾ acres
53¾ acres
2 Camps 1965
Maxton, BordersNT6130750+ x 350+ ft
(230+ x 110+ m)
>6 acres
(>2.4 ha)
1 Camp 1965
Ulston Moor, Cappuck, BordersNT69201,125 x 750 ft
1000+ x 500+ ft
c.1,650 x 1,250 ft
c.500 x 450 ft
-
19¼ acres
>11½ acres
c.47¼ acres
c.5¼ acres
-
5 Camps 1955
Wooden, BordersNT7433c.1,476 x 1,200 ft
(c.450 x 365 m)
c.40 acres
(c.16.4 ha)
1 Camp 1982
Pennymuir, BordersNT7513? ft
( x m)
acres
( ha)
3 Camps
Glenluce, Dumfries & GallowayNX19561,310 x c.1,310 ft
(400 x c.400 m)
c.40 acres
(c.16 ha)
1 Camp 1992
Girvan Mains, StrathclydeNX19991,296 x 1,230 ft
430+ x 300+ ft
36½ acres
10-12 acres
2 Camps 1976
Glenlochar, Dumfries & GallowayNX73641,450 x 1,000 ft
750 x 200 ft
1,050 x 900 ft
-
-
-
33¼ acres
c.3½ acres
c.21¾ acres
-
-
-
6 Camps 1951
Dalbeattie, Dumfries & GallowayNX8260? ft
( x m)
c.37 acres
(c.15 ha)
1 Camp 1982
Drumlanrig, Dumfries & GallowayNX8598c.490 x 390 ft
(c.150 x 120 m)
c.4¼ acres
(c.1.8 ha)
1 Camp 1984
Waterside Mains, Dumfries & GallowayNX8696? ft
(? m)
? acres
(? ha)
1 Camp 1977
Carronbridge, Dumfries & GallowayNX8697260 x 230 ft
(79 x 70 m)
1¼ acres
(0.55 ha)
1 Camp 1951
Shawhead, Dumfries & GallowayNX8776350+ x 300+ ft
180+ x 180+ ft
>2½ acres
>¾-acre
2 Camps 1960
Fourmerkland, Dumfries & GallowayNX9180c.800 x 800 ft
c.200 x ? ft
c.14¾ acres
? acres
2 Camps 1949
Ellisland, Dumfries & GallowayNX9284375 x 225 ft
195 x 185 ft
<2 acres
>¾ acre
1 Camp 1949
Dalswinton, Dumfries & GallowayNX93831,775 x 1,550 ft
550+ x 350+ ft
300 x 180 ft
63¼ acres
>4½ acres
1¼ acres
3 Camps 1951
Gallaberry, Dumfries & GallowayNX9682360 x 200 ft
(110 x 61 m)
c.1¾ acres
(c.0.67 ha)
1 Camp 1951
Amisfield, Dumfries & GallowayNX9984c.1,250 x 985 ft
(c.380 x 300 m)
c.28¼ acres
(c.11.4 ha)
1 Camp 1984
Ward Law, Dumfries & GallowayNY0266650 x 490 ft
(c.198 x 149 m)
c.7¼ acres
(c.2.96 ha)
1 Camp 1984
Trailflat, Dumfries & GallowayNY0485395+ x 360 ft
(120+ x 110 m)
>3¼ acres
(>1.3 ha)
1 Camp 1983
Lochmaben, Dumfries & GallowayNY0982500+ x 500+ ft
(150+ x 150+ m)
>5¾ acres
(>2.3 ha)
1 Camp 1969
Hangingshaw, Dumfries & GallowayNY0989450+ x 400+ ft
(137+ x 122+ m)
>4¼ acres
(>1.7 ha)
1 Camp 1969
Ruthwell, Dumfries & GallowayNY1067c.535 x 450+ ft
(c.163 x 137+ m)
>5½ acres
(>2.2 ha)
1 Camp 1978
Applegarth, Lockerbie, Dumfries & GallowayNY1087575+ x 575+ ft
(175+ x 175+ m)
>7½ acres
(>3 ha)
1 Camp 1996
Torwood, Dumfries & GallowayNY1281c.1,550 x 1,000 ft
(472 x 305 m)
35½ acres
(14.7 ha)
1 Camp 1769
Annanfoot, Dumfries & GallowayNY1865770 x 490 ft
(235 x 150 m)
c.8¾ acres
(3.5 ha)
1 Camp 1970's?
Annan Hill, Dumfries & GallowayNY1965175+ x 175+ ft
(53+ x 53+ m)
>¾ acres
(>0.28 ha)
1 Camp 1958
Middlebie, Dumfries & GallowayNY20761,250 x 1,100+ ft
-
>31½ acres
-
2 Camps 1951
Birrens, Dumfries & GallowayNY2174? x 375 ft
950 x ? ft
750 x 1,100 ft
-
?
?
19 acres
?
4 Camps 1951
Kirkpatrick-Fleming, Dumfries & GallowayNY2870c.2,000 x 1,375 ft
900 x 675 ft
c.63¼ acres
14 acres
2 Camps 1951
Gilnockie, Dumfries & GallowayNY3879? ft
( x m)
acres
( ha)
1 Camp

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