Kedslie Camp

Marching or Temporary Camps

OS National Grid Reference: NT556401
Dimensions: 1,150 x 755 ft (350 x 230 m)
Area: c.20 acres (c.8 ha)
Description: Discovered from the air on sloping ground on Kedslie Farm by CUCAP in 1976, much of the perimeter of this camp has been recorded, aside from the NE and the SW angles. There are four gateways, each protected by titula outworks, those in the SE and NW sides being centrally placed, while those in the longer NE and SW sides are off-set to the NW by a ratio of 2:1; the camp thus faced NW.

References for Kedslie Camp

Air Reconnaissance in Roman Britain 1977-1984 by G.S. Maxwell & D.R. Wilson in Britannia xviii (1987) pp.37/8.Air Reconnaissance in Roman Britain 1977-1984 by G.S. Maxwell & D.R. Wilson in Britannia xviii (1987) pp.37/8. Air Reconnaissance in Roman Britain 1977-1984 by G.S. Maxwell & D.R. Wilson in Britannia xviii (1987) pp.37/8.Air Reconnaissance in Roman Britain 1977-1984 by G.S. Maxwell & D.R. Wilson in Britannia xviii (1987) pp.37/8.

Map References for Kedslie Camp

NGRef: NT5540 OSMap: LR73

Roman Roads near Kedslie Camp

NNW (2) to Blainslie S (4) to Newstead (Newstead, Borders)