Greensforge 3 Temporary Camp

Marching or Temporary Camps

This camp lies on the eastern bank of the Smestow Brook about 1,050 feet (320m) to the north of Fort-B. Overlain by the Roman road to Pennocrucium (Water Eaton), its circuit is incompletely recorded. Only the western corner-angle, 560 feet (170m) of the north-west side and 330 feet (100m) of the south-west side are known.

References for Greensforge Camp 3

  • 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 3

OSMap: LR139

OS National Grid Reference: SO865890
Dimensions: c.885 x 590+ ft (c.270 x 180+ m)
Area: c.12 acres? (c.4.8 ha?)

Roman Roads near Greensforge Camp 3

None identified