The Roman Military in Britain – Part 7: Temporary Marching Camps in Scotland

The following table will eventually contain the names, grid references, dimensions and enclosed areas of every known Roman marching camp in Scotland. A separate description of each camp is, or soon will be, available by clicking on its name.

Location of Camp N.G.Ref. Dimensions Area Type
Balnagieth, Grampian NJ0275 767 x 230+ ft (234 x 70+ m) c.10 acres? (c.4 ha?) 1 Camp 1989 €¡
Bellie, Grampian NJ3561 1,200 x 900? ft (366 x 274? m) c.24¾ acres? (c.10 ha?) 1 Camp 1968
Auchinhove, Grampian NJ4551 c.1,100 x 1,030 ft (c.335 x 314 m) 26 acres (10.5 ha) 1 Camp 1951
Muiryfold, Grampian NJ4852 2,600 x 1,825? ft (792 x 556? m) c.109 acres (c.44.1 ha) 1 Camp 1961
Burnfield, Grampian NJ5447 ? ft ( x m) c.40 acres (c.16 ha) 1 Camp 1982
Ythan Wells/Glenmailen, Grampian NJ6538 c.2,660 x c.1,822 ft 1,450 x 1,050 ft c.111 acres c.35 acres 2 Camps 1785
Boyndie, Grampian NJ6563 395 x 355 ft (120 x 108 m) c.3¼ acres (c.1.3 ha) 1 Camp 1990 €¡
Durno Aberdeenshire/Grampian NJ6957 3,050 x c.1,920/2,035 ft (930 x c.590/620 m) c.144 acres (58.25 ha) 1 Camp 1975
Deer’s Den, Kintore, Grampian NJ7816 c.2,400 x c.2,000 ft (c.732 x c.610 m) c.110 acres (c.44.5 ha) 1 Camp 1867
Malling, Menteith, Central NN5600 740 x 690 ft (225 x 210 m) 11¾ acres (4.7 ha) 1 Camp 1981
Callander, Bochastle,Central NN6107 1,740 x 1,200 ft (530 x 365 m) 47¾ acres (19.4 ha) 1 Camp 1949
Dunblane, Central NN7700 1,325 x 1,075 ft 900 x 700 ft c.32¾ acres c.14½ acres 2 Camps 1951
Dalginross, Tayside NN7720 1,000 x 960 ft 585 x 300+ ft 23½ acres >4 acres 2 Camps Roy
Ardoch, Tayside NN8309 450 x 400+ ft 875 x 700 ft 875 x c.800 ft 1,540? x 985 ft c.425 x 280 ft c.2,500 x (1,610-1,740) ft >4¼ acres 14 acres 16 acres 33½ acres? 2¾ acres c.96 acres? 6 Camps 1951
Dornock, Tayside NN8719 1,175 x 850 ft (358 x 259 m) 23¾ acres (9.3 ha) 1 Camp 1962
Strageath, Tayside NN8918 ? ft ( x m) 63 acres? (25.5 ha?) 1 Camp 1976
Innerpeffray, Tayside NN9118 c.2,200 x 2,000 ft 2,100 x 1,400 ft 250 x 250 ft c.300 x 300 ft c.100 acres 67½ acres <1½ acres c.2 acres 4 Camps 1951
Gask House, Tayside NN9919 450 x 370 ft (c.137 x 113 m) 3¾ acres (1.55 ha) 1 Camp 1789
Kincladie Wood, Dunning, Tayside NO0215 c.2,300 x 2,200 ft (c.700 x 670 m) c.116¼ acres (c.47 ha) 1 Camp 1970
Broomhill, Forteviot, Tayside NO0317 c.2,050 x 1,350 ft? 329 x 290 ft c.63½ acres c.2¼ acres 2 Camps 1958
Dupplin, Tayside NO0419 700 x c.1,000? ft (213 x c.305? m) c.16 acres? (c.6.5 ha?) 1 Camp 1958 €¡
Easter Powside, Tayside NO0524 ? ft ( x m) acres ( ha) 1 Camp 1998
Lamberkine, Tayside NO0722 c.225 x 195 ft (c.70 x 60 m) >1 acre (c.0.41 ha) 1 Camp 1955
Scone Park, Tayside NO1027 1,800+ x 1,290 ft (c.550+ x 393 m) >53¼ acres (>21.5 ha) 1 Camp 1952
Grassy Walls, Tayside NO1028 c.2,800 x c.1,600 ft (c.850 x c.490 m) c.103 acres (c.41.6 ha) 1 Camp 1771
Steeds Stalls, Tayside NO1142 410 x 390 ft (125 x 119 m) c.3¾ acres (c.1.48 ha) 1 Camp 1941
Inchtuthil, Tayside NO1239 1,350 x 1,025 ft 400 x 260 ft c.31¾ acres c.2½ acres 2 Camps 1957
Carey, Abernethy, Tayside NO1716 2,290 x 2,160 ft (698 x 658 m) 113½ acres (46 ha) 1 Camp 1973
Carpow, Tayside NO2017 c.2,220 x c.2,150? ft 2,425 x c.1,250? ft c.109½ acres >70 acres 2 Camps 1969
St Madoes, Tayside NO2019 290+ x 190+ ft (88+ x 58+ m) >1¼ acres (>0.5 ha) 1 Camp 1968
Campmuir, Lintrose, Tayside NO2237 1,900 x 1,220 ft (580 x 372 m) c.53¼ acres (c.21.5 ha) 1 Camp 1754
Auchtermuchty, Fife NO2411 2,000 x 1,300 ft (610 x 396 m) 59½ acres (c.24 ha) 1 Camp 1965
Longforgan, Tayside NO2930 2,040 x c.1,450 ft (622 x c.442 m) c.64 acres (c.25.9 ha) 1 Camp 1969
Cardean, Tayside NO2946 c.2,905 x 1,940 ft 1,425 x 1,015+ ft c.129½ acres >33¼ acres 2 Camps 1956
Invergowrie, Tayside NO3430 c.1,310 x 985+ ft (c.400 x 300+ m) >29½ acres (>12 ha) 1 Camp 1982
Edenwood, Fife NO3511 ? ft (? m) c.63 acres (c.25.5 ha) 1 Camp 1978
Eassie, Tayside NO3546 2,125 x c.1,290 ft (648 x c.393 m) c.63 acres (c.25.5 ha) 1 Camp 1968
Inverquharity, Tayside NO4058 c.530 x 475 ft (c.162 x 145 m) c.5¾ acres (c.2.3 ha) 1 Camp 1984
Gagie, Tayside NO4438 550+ x 290+ ft (170+ x 90+ m) c.5-10 acres (c.2-4 ha) 1 Camp 1973
Battledykes, Oathlaw, Tayside NO4555 c.3,000 x c.1,950 ft (c.914 x c.594 m) c.134 acres (c.54 ha) 1 Camp Roy
Lunanhead, Tayside NO4752 c.1,890? x c.1,450? ft (c.625? x c.440? m) c.63 acres? (c.25.5 ha?) 1 Camp 1794
Kirkbuddo, Tayside NO4944 c.2,380 x 1,100 ft (c.725 x 335 m) c.60 acres (c.24.3 ha) 1 Camp Roy
Finavon, Tayside NO4957 c.1,400 x 1,167 ft (c.427 x 336 m) c.37½ acres (c.15.2 ha) 1 Camp 1962
Marcus, Tayside NO5158 2,125 x 1,325+ ft (648 x 404+ m) c.64½ acres (c.26 ha) 1 Camp 1967
Bonnytown, Fife NO5412 1,025+ x 950 ft (312+ x 290 m) >22¼ acres (>9 ha) 1 Camp 1965
Kinnell, Tayside NO6150 c.2,040 x 1,340 ft (c.622 x 408 m) 62¾ acres (25.4 ha) 1 Camp 1969
Battledykes, Keithock, Tayside NO6163 2,000 x c.1,400 ft 450 x 300+ ft c.64¼ acres >3 acres 2 Camps Roy
Stracathro, Tayside NO6165 c.1,400 x 1,200 ft (c.427 x 366 m) c.38½ acres (c.15.6 ha) 1 Camp 1955
Balmakewan, Grampian NO6666 c.2,785 x c.1,875 ft (c.850 x c.570 m) 120 acres? (48.5 ha?) 1 Camp 1967
Dun, Tayside NO6859 660 x 545 ft (201 x 166 m) 8¼ acres (3.34 ha) 1 Camp 1973
Logie, Tayside NO6963 c.1,925? x c.1,425 ft (c.590? x c.435 m) c.63 acres? (c.25.5 ha?) 1 Camp 1973 €¡
Kair House, Grampian NO7676 2,000+ x 2,000 ft (610+ x 610 m) >92 acres (>37 ha) 1 Camp 1945
Normandykes, Grampian NO8299 2,814 x 1,629 ft (858 x 497 m) >106½ acres (>c.43.5 ha) 1 Camp 1949
Raedykes, Grampian NO8490 c.2,620 x c.1,750 ft (c.800 x c.530 m) c.110 acres (c.44.5 ha) 1 Camp 1949
Menteith, Malling, Central NS5699 1,220 x 945 ft (372 x 288 m) c.23½ acres (c.21 ha) 1 Camp 1972
Summerston, Strathclyde NS5772 c.540 by 460 ft (c.165 x 140 m) c.5¾ acres (c.2.3 ha) 1 Camp 1978
Buchley, Balmuildy, Strathclyde NS5872 770 x 625 ft (235 x 190 m) 11 acres (4.5 ha) 1 Camp 1951
Adamslee, Easter Cadder, Strathclyde NS6473 c.400 x 400 ft (c.122 x 122 m) <3¾ acres (c.1.48 ha) 1 Camp 1957
Cauldcoats, Strathclyde NS6941 ? ft (? m) c.13 acres? (c.5.3 ha?) 1 Camp 1989
Twechar, Strathclyde NS6975 c.475 x 350 ft (c.145 x 105 m) c.3¾ acres (c.1.5 ha) 1 Camp 1977
Bar Hill, Strathclyde NS7075 ? ft (? m) c.1½ acres (c.0.6 ha) 1 Camp 1982
Dullatur, Strathclyde NS7476 750 x ? ft 500 x ? ft ? acres ? acres 2 Camps 1969 € 
Ochtertyre, Central NS7498 ? ft (? m) c.15 acres (c.6 ha) 1 Camp 1982
Craigarnhall, Central NS7598 2,070 x c.1,275 ft (630 x c.390 m) c.60½ acres (c.24.5 ha) 1 Camp 1971
Tollpark, Strathclyde NS7777 c.550 x 420 ft (c.168 x 128 m) c.5¼ acres (c.2.15 ha) 1 Camp 1949
Garnhall, Strathclyde NS7877 850 x 570 ft 1,000 x 300+ ft c.11¼ >6¾ acres 2 Camps 1952
Dalnair, Central NS8179 375 x ? ft (114 x ? m) ? acres (? ha) 1 Camp 1958 € 
Milnquarter, Central NS8279 540 x 440 ft (165 x 134 m) c.5½ acres (c.2.2 ha) 1 Camp 1955
Dunipace, Central NS8482 c.2,360+ x 2,130+ ft (c.720+ x 650+ m) c.130 acres (c.50 ha) 1 Camp 1983
Tamfourhill, Central NS8579 c.600 x 490 ft (c.185 x 150 m) c.7 acres (c.2.8 ha) 1 Camp 1977
Camelon, Central NS8580 ? ft ? ft ? acres ? acres 10 Camps 1951
Durisdeer, Dumfries & Galloway NS8903 1,500 x 1,500 ft? 830 x 800 ft c.51 acres? 15¼ acres 2 Camps 1951
Claghorn, Strathclyde NS9146 1,700 x 1,200 ft (515 x 365 m) 1,700 x 1,200 ft (515 x 365 m) 2 Camps? 1764
Castledykes, Strathclyde NS9244 1,500 x 900+ ft 850 x c.700 ft 400 x 250 ft 280 x 150+ ft >31 acres c.13¾ acres 2¼ acres <1 acres 4 Camps 1951
Mumrills, Strathclyde NS9279 140 x ? ft (c.43 x ? m) ? acres (? ha) 1 Camp 1958 € 
Cold Chapel, Strathclyde NS9324 1,640 x 755-985 ft (500 x 230-300 m) c.28½-37 acres (c.11.5-15 ha) 1 Camp 1984
Wandel, Strathclyde NS9426 c.1,380 x 1,150 ft (c.420 x 350 m) c.36½ acres (c.14.7 ha) 1 Camp 1961
Carstairs Mains, Strathclyde NS9444 c.1,560 x 850 ft (c.475 x 260 m) c.30½ acres (c.12.3 ha) 1 Camp 1983
Little Kerse, Central NS9478 450 x 450 ft (137 x 137 m) c.4¾ acres (1.88 ha) 1 Camp 1951
Polmont Hill, Central NS9478 275 x 275 ft (84 x 84 m) 1¾ acres (0.7 ha) 1 Camp 1945
Crawford, Strathclyde NS9520 550+ x 300+ ft 700+ x 525+ ft – >3¾ acres >8½ acres – 3 Camps 1961
Inveravon, Central NS9679 700 x 500 ft 225 x 225 ft 550 x 550 ft 8 acres <1¼ acres 7 acres 3 Camps 1958
Lamington, Strathclyde NS9730 970 x 890+ ft (295 x 270+ m) >19¾ acres (>8 ha) 1 Camp 1977
Bankhead, Strathclyde NS9844 1,730 x 1,280 ft c.1,150 x 1,150 ft 50¾ acres c.30¼ acres 2 Camps 1977
Little Clyde, Strathclyde NS9915 1,475 x 975 ft (450 x 300 m) 33 acres (13.4 ha) 1 Camp 1939
Linlithgow, Lothian Region NT0077 ? ft ( x m) acres ( ha) 1 Camp 1989 €¡
Kinglass Park, Bo’ness, Central NT0080 c.500 x 500 ft (c.152 x 152 m) c.5¾ acres (c.2.3 ha) 1 Camp 1951
Muirhouses, Bo’ness, Central NT0180 425+ x 425 ft (130+ x 130 m) >4¼ acres (>1.7 ha) 1 Camp 1961
Cornhill, Coulter, Strathclyde NT0235 1,550 x 1,180 ft (472 x 360 m) 42 acres (17 ha) 1 Camp 1973
Beattock, Dumfries & Galloway NT0802 c.1,840 x c.1,700 ft 1,180 x c.1,050 ft 1,410 x c.1,115 ft – c.71¾ acres c.28½ acres c.36 acres – 4 Camps 1951
Tassiesholm, Dumfries & Galloway NT0901 c.550 x 425 ft (c.168 x 130 m) c.5½ acres (c.2.2 ha) 2 Camps 1951
Kirkhouse, Strathclyde NT0946 1,430 x 1,180 ft (435 x 360 m) 38¾ acres (15.7 ha) 1 Camp 1983
Castlecraig, Borders NT1244 c.1,720+ x 1,070 ft 500+ x 500+ ft c.42¼+ acres >5¾ acres 2 Camps 1965
Kaimhouse, Borders NT1649 985+ x 655+ ft (300+ x 200+ m) >34 acres (>14 ha) 1 Camp 1992
Carlops, Lothian NT1757 2,130 x 835 ft (650 x 255 m) 40¾ acres (16.5 ha) 1 Camp 1984
Gogar Green, Lothian NT1771 705+ x 590+ ft (215+ x 180+ m) >9½ acres (>3.8 ha) 1 Camp 1981
Millburn Tower, Lothian NT1771 850+ x 330+ ft (260+ x 100+ m) >6½ acres (>2.6 ha) 1 Camp 1981
Lyne, Borders NT2040 1,670 x 1,225 ft 1,150 x 1,025 ft 47 acres 27 acres 2 Camps 1951
Glencorse Mains, Lothian NT2362 395 x c.330 ft (120 x c.100 m) c.2¾ acres (c.1.1 ha) 1 Camp 1976
Eshiels, Borders NT2839 920 x 775 ft c.1,150 x 1,050 ft 16¼ acres c.27¾ acres 2 Camps 1965
Innerleithen, Borders NT3236 840+ x 270+ ft (256+ x 82+ m) >5¼ acres (2.1 ha) 1 Camp 1951
Eskbank, Lothian NT3266 1,360 x 600+ ft (415 x 183+ m) >18¾ acres (>7.6 ha) 2 Camps 1965
Lugton, Lothian NT3267 950+ x 600+ ft (290+ x 183+ m) >13 acres (>5.3 ha) 1 Camp 1965
Dalkeith, Lothian NT3469 950+ x 600+ ft (290+ x 183+ m) >13 acres (>5.3 ha) 1 Camp 1965
Inveresk, Lothian NT3471 1,550+ x c.3,000? ft 725+ x 125+ ft c.120 acres? >2 acres 2 Camps 1965
Woodhead, Lothian NT3863 460 x 360 ft (140 x 110 m) 3¾ acres (1.5 ha) 1 Camp 1987
Pathhead, Lothian NT3963 1,725 x 1,300 ft c.910 x 620 ft c.2,450 x 2,450 ft 51½ acres c.13 acres c.137¾ acres 3 Camps 1958
Oakwood, Borders NT4225 ? ft ( x m) acres ( ha) 1 Camp € 
Fala, Lothian NT4362 c.675 x 435 ft (c.205 x 132 m) c.6¾ acres (c.2.73 ha) 1 Camp 1977
Channelkirk, Borders NT4854 3,500 x 1,600+ ft 600+ x 375+ ft >129 acres >5¼ acres 2 Camps 1755
Milrighall, Borders NT5326 c.1,280 x 1,210 ft (c.390 x 370 m) c.35½ acres (c.14.4 ha) 1 Camp 1977
Cavers Mains, Borders NT5416 1,050 x 1,000+ ft (320 x 305+ m) >24¼ acres (>9.75 ha) 1 Camp 1965
Denholm, Borders NT5417 1,200 x 1,000+ ft (366 x 305+ m) c.27½ acres (c.11.1 ha) 1 Camp 1960
St. Leonards, Borders NT5445 3,120 x 2,300 ft (951 x 701 m) 164¾ acres (c.67 ha) 1 Camp 1951
Kedslie, Borders NT5540 1,150 x 755 ft (350 x 230 m) c.20 acres (c.8 ha) 1 Camp 1976
Blainslie, Borders NT5544 c.1,700 x 1,200 ft (c.518 x 366 m) 46¾ acres (19 ha) 1 Camp 1973
Newstead, Borders NT5734 ? ft ( x m) acres ( ha) 8 Camps Roy € 
Drygrange, Borders NT5735 c.1,800 x 755-985 ft (c.550 x 230-300 m) c.31¼-40¾ acres (c.12.6-16.5 ha) 1 Camp 1977
St. Boswells, Borders NT6031 c.850 x 650 ft 1,800 x 1,300 ft c.12¾ acres 53¾ acres 2 Camps 1965
Maxton, Borders NT6130 750+ x 350+ ft (230+ x 110+ m) >6 acres (>2.4 ha) 1 Camp 1965
Ulston Moor, Cappuck, Borders NT6920 1,125 x 750 ft 1000+ x 500+ ft c.1,650 x 1,250 ft c.500 x 450 ft – 19¼ acres >11½ acres c.47¼ acres c.5¼ acres – 5 Camps 1955
Wooden, Borders NT7433 c.1,476 x 1,200 ft (c.450 x 365 m) c.40 acres (c.16.4 ha) 1 Camp 1982
Pennymuir, Borders NT7513 ? ft ( x m) acres ( ha) 3 Camps € 
Glenluce, Dumfries & Galloway NX1956 1,310 x c.1,310 ft (400 x c.400 m) c.40 acres (c.16 ha) 1 Camp 1992
Girvan Mains, Strathclyde NX1999 1,296 x 1,230 ft 430+ x 300+ ft 36½ acres 10-12 acres 2 Camps 1976
Glenlochar, Dumfries & Galloway NX7364 1,450 x 1,000 ft 750 x 200 ft 1,050 x 900 ft – – – 33¼ acres c.3½ acres c.21¾ acres – – – 6 Camps 1951
Dalbeattie, Dumfries & Galloway NX8260 ? ft ( x m) c.37 acres (c.15 ha) 1 Camp 1982€¡
Drumlanrig, Dumfries & Galloway NX8598 c.490 x 390 ft (c.150 x 120 m) c.4¼ acres (c.1.8 ha) 1 Camp 1984
Waterside Mains, Dumfries & Galloway NX8696 ? ft (? m) ? acres (? ha) 1 Camp 1977 € 
Carronbridge, Dumfries & Galloway NX8697 260 x 230 ft (79 x 70 m) 1¼ acres (0.55 ha) 1 Camp 1951
Shawhead, Dumfries & Galloway NX8776 350+ x 300+ ft 180+ x 180+ ft >2½ acres >¾-acre 2 Camps 1960
Fourmerkland, Dumfries & Galloway NX9180 c.800 x 800 ft c.200 x ? ft c.14¾ acres ? acres 2 Camps 1949
Ellisland, Dumfries & Galloway NX9284 375 x 225 ft 195 x 185 ft <2 acres >¾ acre 1 Camp 1949
Dalswinton, Dumfries & Galloway NX9383 1,775 x 1,550 ft 550+ x 350+ ft 300 x 180 ft 63¼ acres >4½ acres 1¼ acres 3 Camps 1951
Gallaberry, Dumfries & Galloway NX9682 360 x 200 ft (110 x 61 m) c.1¾ acres (c.0.67 ha) 1 Camp 1951
Amisfield, Dumfries & Galloway NX9984 c.1,250 x 985 ft (c.380 x 300 m) c.28¼ acres (c.11.4 ha) 1 Camp 1984
Ward Law, Dumfries & Galloway NY0266 650 x 490 ft (c.19