NGRef: NT5544
OSMap: LR73
Type: Camp
SSE (2) to Kedslie
Blainslie Camp 1
NT552442 c.1,700 x 1,200 ft
(c.518 x 366 m)
c.46¾ acres
(c.18.8 ha)
Reported by Prof. St. Joseph in 1965, enough of this camp remains for a reasonable estimate of its original dimensions to be made. There is a centrally-placed gateway in the south side, but the position of the north side is unknown.
South Blainslie Camp 2
NT545427 ? ft.
(? m)
c.1¼ acres
(c.0.5 ha)
This possible Roman enclosure was photographed from the air in 1986. It measures no larger than 1¼ acres.
See: Air Reconnaissance in Britain, 1969-72 by J.K. St. Joseph in J.R.S. lxiii (1973) p.216;
Air Reconnaissance in Roman Britain 1977-1984 by G.S. Maxwell & D.R. Wilson in Britannia xviii (1987) p.38;
Britannia xviii (1987) p.315.
Page Citation: Kevan White (2018) "Roman Britain: BLAINSLIE CAMP"