Eshiels Temporary Camps
Marching or Temporary Camps
Two overbuilt camps at this location/
Eshiels Camp 1
Eshiels Camp 2
There is another camp a few miles to the south-east at Innerleithen, and the multi-period settlement and military complex at Easter Happrew lies about 6 miles to the west along the valley of the Lyne Water past modern Peebles, all these sites lying along the line of a postulated but unproven Roman road through the Moorfoot and Pentland Hills from the major military base at Newstead/Trimontium.
References for Eshiels Camps
- Air Reconnaissance in Britain, 1961-64 by J.K. St. Joseph in J.R.S. lv (1965) pp.78/9; Britannia xxvii (1996) p.405.
Map References for Eshiels Camps
NGRef: NT2839 OSMap: LR73
Roman Roads near Eshiels Camps