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Part#4 : Forts and Fortlets in Scotland

The following table contains the names, grid references, dimensions and enclosed areas of every known Roman fort or fortlet in Scotland. A separate description of each encampment will soon be available by clicking on its name.

Location of FortN.G.Ref.DimensionsAreaType
Ardoch/Alauna Veniconum, TaysideNN8309 x ft
( x m)
5½ acres
(2.2 ha)
Flavian/Antonine
Auchendavy, StrathclydeNS6674370 x 330 ft
(c.113 x 101 m)
2¾ acres
(c.1.1 ha)
Antonine
Balmuildy, StrathclydeNS5871440 x 400 ft
(c.134 x 122 m)
4 acres
(c.1.6 ha)
Antonine
Bar Hill, StrathclydeNS7075375 x 369 ft
(c.114 x 112 m)
3¼ acres
(c.1.3 ha)
Flavian/Antonine
Barnhill, Beattock, DumfriesshireNT085028108 x 108 ft
(33 x 33 m)
¼-acre
(0.1 ha)
Flavian? fortlet
Barochan Hill, StrathclydeNS4169 x ft
( x m)
acres
( ha)
Agricolan
Bearsden, StrathclydeNS5472 x ft
( x m)
2¼ acres
(0.9 ha)
Antonine
Bertha, TaysideNO0926 x ft
( x m)
9 acres
(3.6 ha)
Flavian/Antonine
Birnie, Thomshill, GrampianNJ2157c.510 x 275 ft
(c.155 x 84 m)
c.3¼ acres
(c.1.3 ha)
1984 Agricolan?
Birrens/Blatobulgium, Dumfries & GallowayNY2175 x ft
( x m)
acres
( ha)
Flavian/Antonine
Bishopton, StrathclydeNS4172 x ft
( x m)
acres
( ha)
Antonine
Bochastle, CentralNN6107460 x 450 ft
(140 x 137 m)
4¾ acres
(1.9 ha)
Flavian
Bothwellhaugh, StrathclydeNS7357460 x 415 ft
(140 x 126 m)
4¼ acres
(1.7 ha)
Flavian?/Antonine
Broomholm, Dumfries & GallowayNY3781? ft
? ft
4¼ acres
2 acres
Flavian fort
Antonine fortlet
Cadder, StrathclydeNS6172 x ft
( x m)
2¾ acres
(1.12 ha)
Agricolan?/Antonine
Camelon, CentralNS8680 x ft
( x m)
acres
( ha)
Agricolan/Antonine
Cappuck, BordersNT6921240 x 200 ft
(73 x 61 m)
1 acre
(0.4 ha)
Flavian
Cardean, TaysideNO2846 x ft
( x m)
8 acres
(3.2 ha)
Flavian-Trajanic
Cargill, TaysideNO1637c.640 x 340 ft
320 x 230 ft
c.5 acres
c.1¾ acres
early-Flavian Fort
late-Flavian Fortlet
Carriden/Veluniate, CentralNT0280440 x 400+ ft
(134 x 122+ m)
c.4 acres
(c.1.6 ha)
Antonine
Carzield, Dumfries & GallowayNX9681 x ft
( x m)
acres
( ha)
Antonine I
Castle Hill, StrathclydeNS5272425 x 350 ft
(130 x 107 m)
c.3½ acres
(c.1.4 ha)
Agricolan/Antonine
Castlecary, CentralNS7978 x ft
( x m)
3½ acres
(c.1.4 ha)
Antonine
Castledykes, StrathclydeNS9244 x ft
( x m)
acres
( ha)
Cawdor, Easter Galcantray, Highland RegionNH8048 x ft
( x m)
acres
( ha)
1984
Cramond, LothianNT1976 x ft
( x m)
acres
( ha)
Crawford, StrathclydeNS9521 x ft
( x m)
acres
( ha)
Flavian/Antonine
Croy Hill, StrathclydeNS7376 x ft
( x m)
1½ acres
(0.6 ha)
Flavian/Antonine
Dalginross, TaysideNN7721c.390 x c.325 ft
? ft
c.3 acres
c.6 acres
Flavian Fortlet
Antonine Fort
Dalswinton Bankfoot, Dumfries & GallowayNX93841,315 x 715 ft
715 x 570 ft
21½ acres
9¼ acres
Agricolan Vex. Fortress
mid-Flavian Fort
Dalswinton Bankhead, Dumfries & GallowayNX9384600 x 600 ft
775 x 600 ft
8¼ acres
10¾ acres
mid-Flavian fort
late-Flavian fort
Doune, CentralNN7201525 x 460 ft
(160 x 140 m)
c.5½ acres
(c.2.25 ha)
Flavian
Drumlanrig, Dumfries & GallowayNX8598 x ft
( x m)
acres
( ha)
Drumquhassle, CentralNS4887426 x 360 ft
(c.130 x 110 m)
3½ acres
(c.1.4 ha)
Flavian
Duntocher, StrathclydeNS4972 x ft
( x m)
½-acre
(0.2 ha)
Antonine
Easter Happrew, BordersNT1940 x ft
( x m)
3½ acre
(c.1.4 ha)
early-Flavian?
Elginhaugh, LothianNT3267 x ft
( x m)
acres
( ha)
Falkirk, CentralNS8879 x ft
( x m)
3 acres
(c.1.2 ha)
Antonine
Fendoch, TaysideNN9128300 x 260 ft
(91 x 79 m)
1¾ acres
(c.0.7 ha)
Domitianic
Glenbank, TaysideNN8105108 x 95 ft
(c.33 x 29 m)
¼-acre
(c.0.1 ha)
fortlet
Glenlochar, Dumfries & GallowayNX7364650 x 475 ft
(198 x 145 m)
7 acres
(c.2.9 ha)
Agricolan
Inveresk, LothianNT3472 x ft
( x m)
acres
( ha)
Inverquharity, TaysideNO4058230 x 213 ft
(70 x 65 m)
c.1 acre
(c.0.45 ha)
fortlet 1707
Kirkintilloch, StrathclydeNS6574 x ft
( x m)
acres
( ha)
Ladyward, Dumfries & GallowayNY1182 x ft
( x m)
acres
( ha)
Lamington, StrathclydeNS976307c.100 x 75 ft
(c.30 x 23 m)
<¼-acre
(c.0.07 ha)
fortlet/station 1984
Lantonside, DumfriesshireNY010662 x ft
(40 x 35 m)
acres
( ha)
fortlet 1984
Loudoun Hill, StrathclydeNS6037 x ft
( x m)
3½ acres
(1.4 ha)
Flavian-Frajanic
Lyne, BordersNT1840 x ft
( x m)
acres
( ha)
Menteith, Malling, CentralNN5600600 x 490 ft
(183 x 150 m)
6¾ acres
(2.7 ha)
Domitianic
Mollins, StrathclydeNS7171c.100 x 100 ft
(c.30 x 30 m)
1 acre
(0.4ha)
Agricolan? fortlet
Mumrills, CentralNS9179 x ft
( x m)
6½ acres
(2.6 ha)
Murder LochNY0385c.200 x 200 ft
(c.60 x 60 m)
c.¾-acre
(0.37 ha)
fortlet 1972
Newstead/Trimontium, BordersNT5734 x ft
( x m)
acres
( ha)
Agricolan-Severan
Oakwood, BordersNT4224 x ft
( x m)
acres
( ha)
Old Kilpatrick, StrathclydeNS4673? x ft
( x m)
4 acres
(1.7 ha)
Antonine
Oxton, BordersNT4954250 x 200 ft
(75 x 60 m)
c.1 acre
(0.46 ha)
fortlet 1958
Rough Castle, CentralNS8479 x ft
( x m)
1 acre
(0.4 ha)
Antonine
Sanquhar, StrathclydeNS775106c.175 x 130 ft
(54 x 40 m)
½-acre
(0.2 ha)
Antonine fortlet 1984
Stracathro, TaysideNO6165600 x 475 ft
(183 x 145 m)
6½ acres
(c.2.6 ha)
Domitianic
Strageath, TaysideNN8918 x ft
( x m)
4½ acres
(1.8 ha)
Summerston, StrathclydeNS5772115 x 108 ft
(35 x 33 m)
¼-acre
(c.0.11 ha)
Antonine Wall fortlet
Tassiesholm, Dumfries & GallowayNT0901 x ft
( x m)
acres
( ha)
Westerwood, StrathclydeNS7677 x ft
( x m)
2 acres
(0.78 ha)
Antonine
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