Greensforge 2 Temporary Camp

Marching or Temporary Camps

This small camp lies on the eastern bank of the Smestow Brook in the western portion of Camp-1. The complete circuit is recorded. Its south-east corner-angle has been overlain by the Greensforge Ashford road.

References for Greensforge Camp 2

  • Roman Camps in England – The Field Archaeology by the R.C.H.M.E.;
  • Air Reconnaissance in Britain, 1955-7 by J.K. St. Joseph in J.R.S. xlviii (1958) p.95;
  • Air Reconnaissance in Britain, 1969-72 by J.K. St. Joseph in J.R.S. lxiii (1973) p.233;

Map References for Greensforge Camp 2

OSMap: LR139

OS National Grid Reference: SO863885
Dimensions: c.246 x 197 ft (75 x 60 m)
Area: c.1 acre (0.45 ha)

Roman Roads near Greensforge Camp 2

None identified