Knowe Farm (Old Penrith 3)

Marching or Temporary Camps

Knowe Farm is a rectangular camp which lies some ½mile (850m) NNW of the Old Penrith fort, beyond the Galley Gill camp. It is aligned ESE-WSW and has 4 gateways protected by external tituli placed centrally in each side. (JRS 1951 p.54; RCHME.)

Map References for Knowe Farm Camp

OS National Grid Reference: NY488393
Dimensions: 367 x 466 ft (112 x 142 m)
Area: 4 acres (1.6 ha)

References for Knowe Farm Camp

  • Air Reconnaissance of North Britain by J.K. St. Joseph in J.R.S. xli (1951) pp.52-65;
  • Roman Camps in England – The Field Archaeology by the R.C.H.M.E. (H.M.S.O, London, 1995);
  • Air Reconnaissance of North Britain by J.K. St. Joseph in J.R.S. xli (1951) pp.52-65;
  • Roman Camps in England – The Field Archaeology by the R.C.H.M.E. (H.M.S.O, London, 1995); 

Roman Roads near Knowe Farm Camp

None identified