Greensforge 1 Temporary Camp

Marching or Temporary Camps

Greensforge Camp 1 lies between the two forts to the east of the Smestow Brook. Only the eastern corner-angle, about 260 feet (80m) of the north-east side and 165 feet (50m) of the south-east side have been positively traced.

References for Greensforge Camps

  • 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 Camps

OSMap: LR139

OS National Grid Reference: SO863885
Dimensions: c.560 x 490 ft? (c.170 x 150 m?)
Area: c.6ΒΌ acres? (c.2.5 ha?)

Roman Roads near Greensforge Camps

None identified