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The Roman Military in Britain

Part#6 : Temporary Marching Camps in Wales

The following table contains the names, grid references, dimensions and enclosed areas of every known Roman camp in Wales. 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 every year or so. These newly-discovered camps will be added whenever they come to light.

Location of CampN.G.Ref.DimensionsAreaType
Derwydd-bach Farm, GwyneddSH477454350+ x 138+ ft
(107+ x 42+ m)
c.1½-15 acres
(c.0.66-6 ha)
...
Pen-y-Gwrhyd, GwyneddSH659557720 x 620 ft
(220 x 189 m)
10 acres
(c.4 ha)
...
Llanfor, GwyneddSH9373631,250 x 1,000+ ft
(381 x 305+ m)
c.28¾ acres
(c.11.6 ha)
...
Penrhos, ClwydSJ0424271,450+ x 1,250 ft
(442 x 381 m)
c.41½ acres
(c.16.8 ha)
...
Clawdd Coch A, GwyneddSJ252198c.750 x c.890 ft
(c.230 x c.270 m)
c.15¼ acres
(c.6.2 ha)
!
Clawdd Coch B, GwyneddSJ246202irregularc.12½ acres
(c.5 ha)
!
Abertanat A, PowysSJ248214unknownunknown!
Abertanat B, PowysSJ245208unknownunknown!
Abertanat West, PowysSJ243212unknownunknown!
Pant-teg Uchaf, DyfedSN6449reclassified as 'military practice works'...
Arhosfar Garreg, DyfedSN8022631,610 x 1,225 ft
(491 x 373 m)
c.45¼ acres
(c.18.3 ha)
...
Y Pigwn 1, Dyfed/PowysSN8273131,380 x 1,180 ft
(421 x 360 m)
37½ acres
(15 ha)
...
Y Pigwn 2, Dyfed/PowysSN8273131,190 x 930 ft
(363 x 283 m)
25½ acres
(10 ha)
...
Carn Caca, West GlamorganSN837001c.665 x 785 ft
(c.203 x 239 m)
c.11¾ acres
(c.4.8 ha)
...
Coelbren, West GlamorganSN8621021,436 x 1,090 (1,000) ft
(438 x 332 (305) m)
c.34½ acres
(c.14 ha)
...
Beulah, PowysSN9195051,375 x 1,160 ft
(419 x 354 m)
c.36½ acres
(14.8 ha)
...
Ystradfellte, PowysSN9241641,200 x 800 ft
(366 x 244 m)
c.22 acres
(8.92 ha)
...
Esgairperfedd, PowysSN924799920 x 800 ft
(280 x 244 m)
c.17 acres
(c.6.84 ha)
...
St Harmon, PowysSN9857171,125 x 740 ft
(343 x 226 m)
c.19 acres
(c.7.73 ha)
...
Trefal, PowysSO0268? x ft
(? x m)
acres
( ha)
?
Glanmiheli, PowysSO157901725 x 650 (800) ft
(221 x 198 (244) m)
10¾-13¼ acres
(4.38-5.39 ha)
...
Clyro, PowysSO2254301,200 x 900 ft
(366 x 274 m)
c.24¾ acres
(c.10 ha)
...
Walton 1 (west), PowysSO252598550 x 470 ft
(168 x 143 m)
c.6 acres
(2.4 ha)
...
Walton 2 (central), PowysSO254599630 x 535 ft
(192 x 163 m)
c.7¾ acres
(3.13 ha)
...
Walton 3 (east), PowysSO255600550 x c.410 ft
(168 x 125 m)
c.5¼ acres
(2.1 ha)
...
Hindwell Farm, Walton, PowysSO2506081,560 x c.1,220 ft
(475 x 372 m)
c.43¾ acres
(17.7 ha)
...
Blaen-cwm Bach, West GlamorganSS7969872,980 x 970 ft
(908 x 295 m)
62½ acres
(25.3 ha)
...
Twyn y Briddallt, Mid GlamorganST0029821,250 x 580 ft
(381 x 176 m)
16 acres
(c.6.4 ha)
...
Pen y Coedcae, Mid GlamorganST0598781,580 x 1,030 ft
(481 x 314 m)
37½ acres
(15 ha)
...
There being no single source of information for the data presented in this table,
any references should be sought on the page for each individual marching camp.