NGRef: NY824678
OSMap: LR87
Type: Camp

Roads
Stanegate: E (4) to Newbrovgh (Northumberland)
Stanegate: WSW (3) to Vindolanda (Chesterholm, Northumberland)

Grindon Hill Temporary Marching Camp

Aside from the Stanegate camp here on Grindon Common, there are other camps about 1½ miles to the north close by Hadrian's Wall at Grindon School and Coesike.

N.G.Ref Dimensions Area Description
NY824678 131 x 131 ft
(40 x 40 m)
c.¼ acre
(0.1 ha)
This small camp is a parallelogram in form and has gateways located centrally in all four sides; those to east and west having barely discernable external titulum earthworks. The whole area is obscured by medieval 'ridge & furrow' and levelled by modern farming.
See: Roman Camps in England - The Field Archaeology by Welfare & Swan (HMSO, London, 1995).
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