Fourmerkland Camps

Marching or Temporary Camps

The Fourmerkland Marching Camps

Fourmerkland Camp 1

OS National Grid Reference: NX9180
Dimensions: c.800 x 800 ft (c.245 x 245 m)
Area: c.14¾ acres (c.5.94 ha)
Description: This square camp was discovered on A.P.'s in 1949, lying beside the Cluden Water. Each side has a centrally-placed gateway protected by a tutulus outwork.

Fourmerkland Camp 2

OS National Grid Reference: NX9180
Dimensions: c.200 x ? ft (? m)
Area: ? acres (? ha)
Description: Lying some 900 feet (275 m) NW of Camp #1, this much-smaller camp is only partially known. Its E-W dimension is about 200 ft.

References for Fourmerkland Camps

Air Reconnaissance of North Britain by J.K. St. Joseph in J.R.S. xli (1951) p.60.Air Reconnaissance of North Britain by J.K. St. Joseph in J.R.S. xli (1951) p.60. Air Reconnaissance of North Britain by J.K. St. Joseph in J.R.S. xli (1951) p.60.Air Reconnaissance of North Britain by J.K. St. Joseph in J.R.S. xli (1951) p.60.

Map References for Fourmerkland Camps

NGRef: NX9180 OSMap: LR78

Roman Roads near Fourmerkland Camps

None identified