Abertanat Camp West

Marching or Temporary Camps

Abertanat Camps A and B were discovered on aerial photographs taken in 1976 and confirmed by excavation since 1984. A further camp, dubbed Abertanat West, was discovered from the air in 1988. All of these military works are situated on the southern flood-plain of the River Tanat about ½ mile N of the camps at Clawdd Coch, discovered from the air in 1991.

Abertanat Camp West
OS National Grid Reference: SJ243212
Dimensions: unknown
Area: unknown
Description: This camp is known only from it’s SW corner-angle, 360 ft (110m) of the W side and 230 ft (70m) of the S side. Again, the original dimensions cannot be estimated.

References for Abertanat Camp West

  • Britannia xix (1988) p.417;
  • Britannia xxii (1991) pp.223/4 & fig.2;
  • Britannia xxiii (1992) pp.256-8 & fig.2;
  • Britannia xxviii (1997) p.404.

Map References for Abertanat Camp West

NGRef: SJ245208

Roman Roads near Abertanat Camp West

None identified