Castlecraig Camps

Marching or Temporary Camps

There two overlapping temporary camps at this location

Castlecraig Camp 1

OS National Grid Reference: NT124444
Dimensions: c.1,720+ x 1,070 ft (c.457+ x 320 m)
Area: c.42¼+ acres (c.17+ ha)
Description: St. Joseph points out that the area of this camp may approach 60 acres (24.3 ha).

Castlecraig Camp 2

OS National Grid Reference: NT124444
Dimensions: 500+ x 500+ ft (150+ x 150+ m)
Area: >5¾ acres (>2.3 ha)
Description: This small camp occupies the favourable high ground within the larger Camp #1.

References for Castlecraig Camps

  • Air Reconnaissance in Britain, 1961-64 by J.K. St. Joseph in J.R.S. lv (1965) p.79;

Map References for Castlecraig Camps

NGRef: NT1244 OSMap: LR72

Roman Roads near Castlecraig Camps

W (13.5) to Castledykes SE (4.5) to Lyne (Borders)