NGRef: NY774695
OSMap: LR86/87
Type: Camp

Roads
None identified

Bean Burn Temporary Marching Camps

N.G.Ref Dimensions Area Description
Bean Burn Camp 1, Northumberland
NY756660 187 x 187 ft;
(57 x 57 m)
¾ acres
(0.3 ha)
This perfectly square small camp has 4 gates, one in the centre of each side, the gates to N & S protected by external titulum defences.
Bean Burn Camp 2, Northumberland
NY755660 62 x 62 ft
(19 x 19 m)
0.09 acres
(0.04 ha)
This very small, perfectly square camp lies only 130 yards (120m) W of Camp-1, had 4 gates with external tituli recorded in 1966 but the only gateways now discernable lie in the centre of the E and S sides, both camps lie just over 220 yards(200m) S of the Stanegate.

There are three more marching camps to the north-west at Seatsides near the Stanegate, and another just south of the Vallum at Twice Brewed.

See: Roman Camps in England - The Field Archaeology by Welfare & Swan (HMSO, London, 1995)
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