NGRef: NS9478
OSMap: LR65
Type: Camp
None identified
Polmont Hill Camp 1
NS947789 275 x 275 ft
(84 x 84 m)
1¾ acres
(0.7 ha)
Recorded on aerial photographs taken in the 1945, the eastern camp was identified from its rounded south-west corner-angle and lengths of the adjacent sides; there were faint traces of a gateway in the southern defences. Almost the entire outline was later recorded on A.P.'s taken in 1964.
Little Kerse, Polmont Camp 2
NS9478 450 x 450 ft
(137 x 137 m)
c.4¾ acres
(1.88 ha)
Almost the entire outline of the western camp was recorded on A.P.'s in the 1940's. There are two gateways visible, each with a tutulus outwork, set in the south and east sides.
See: Air Reconnaissance of North Britain by J.K. St. Joseph in J.R.S. xli (1951) p.62;
Air Reconnaissance in Britain, 1961-64 by J.K. St. Joseph in J.R.S. lv (1965) p.80.
Page Citation: Kevan White (2018) "Roman Britain: POLMONT CAMPS"