Fala Mill Temporary Camp

Marching or Temporary Camps

Fala Mill Temporary Camp was discovered from the air by Cambridge University Council for Aerial Photography in 1977 just east of Dere Street outside Fala in Midlothian. The subrectangular enclosure has much of its perimeter recorded and was very-likely aligned along the line of Dere Street to the north-west.

References for Fala Camp

Air Reconnaissance in Roman Britain 1977-1984 by G.S. Maxwell & D.R. Wilson in Britannia xviii (1987) p.38.

Map References for Fala Camp

NGRef: NT4362 OSMap: LR66

OS National Grid Reference: NT429619
Dimensions: c.675 x 435 ft (c.205 x 132 m)
Area: c.6¾ acres (c.2.73 ha)

Roman Roads near Fala Camp

WNW (8) to Elginhavgh (Lothian) SE (6) to Oxton (Borders)