NGRef: NX996839
OSMap: LR78
Type: Camp

Roads
None identified

The Amisfield Marching Camp

N.G.Ref Dimensions Area Description
NX996839 c.1,250 x 985 ft
(c.380 x 300 m)
c.28ΒΌ acres
(c.11.4 ha)
This large camp was discovered from the air by RCAHMS in 1984. Almost its entire perimeter is recorded and the rest may be conjectured. It was aligned north-south, not on the suspected Roman road through the area which ran east-west, and may on that basis be assigned to the early Flavian period.
See: Air Reconnaissance in Roman Britain 1977-1984 by G.S. Maxwell & D.R. Wilson in Britannia xviii (1987) p.40.
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