Glenlochar Camps

Marching or Temporary Camps

Glenlochar Camp 1

OS National Grid Reference: NX7364
Dimensions: 1,450 x 1,000 ft (442 x 305 m)
Area: 33¼ acres (13.5 ha)
Description: This large camp lies to the south-east of the fort.

Glenlochar Camp 2

OS National Grid Reference: NX7364
Dimensions: 750 x 200 ft (229 x 61 m)
Area: c.3½ acres (c.1.4 ha)
Description: Apparently an annexe to Camp #1.

Glenlochar Camp 3

OS National Grid Reference: NX7364
Dimensions: 1,050 x 900 ft (320 x 274 m)
Area: c.21¾ acres (c.8.8 ha)
Description: This large camp lies east of the fort.

Glenlochar Camp 4

OS National Grid Reference: NX7364
Dimensions: ? ft (? m)
Area: ? acres (? ha)
Description: Camp known only from parts of 3 sides and 2 of its angles.

Glenlochar Camp 5

OS National Grid Reference: NX7364
Dimensions: ? ft (? m)
Area: ? acres (? ha)
Description: Only fragmentary remains.

Glenlochar Camp 6

OS National Grid Reference: NX7364
Dimensions: ? ft (? m)
Area: ? acres (? ha)
Description: Remains only fragmentary.

There is another suspected Roman marching camo a little to the south-east at Dalbeattie.

References for Glenlochar Camps

Air Reconnaissance of North Britain by J.K. St. Joseph in J.R.S. xli (1951) pp.60-1; Air Reconnaissance in Britain, 1961-64 by J.K. St. Joseph in J.R.S. lv (1965) pp.79/80.Air Reconnaissance of North Britain by J.K. St. Joseph in J.R.S. xli (1951) pp.60-1; Air Reconnaissance in Britain, 1961-64 by J.K. St. Joseph in J.R.S. lv (1965) pp.79/80. Air Reconnaissance of North Britain by J.K. St. Joseph in J.R.S. xli (1951) pp.60-1; Air Reconnaissance in Britain, 1961-64 by J.K. St. Joseph in J.R.S. lv (1965) pp.79/80.Air Reconnaissance of North Britain by J.K. St. Joseph in J.R.S. xli (1951) pp.60-1; Air Reconnaissance in Britain, 1961-64 by J.K. St. Joseph in J.R.S. lv (1965) pp.79/80.

Map References for Glenlochar Camps

NGRef: NX7364 OSMap: LR83/84

Roman Roads near Glenlochar Camps

None identified