Manley Marching Camp

Marching or Temporary Camps

Discovered on aerial photographs taken on 28th July 1994, this camp is known only from its W and E corner-angles with attached lengths of the adjacent sides; 360 ft of the NW side, 330 ft of the SE, 130 ft of the SW and 80 ft of the NE (respectively; 110, 100, 40 and 25 metres). With the two opposing angles identified, an estimate of the camp’s original dimensions may be ascertained.

References for Manley Camp

  • New Evidence from Aerial Reconnaissance for Roman Military Sites in Cheshire by Robert A Philpott in Britannia xxix (1998) pp.341-353.

Map References for Manley Camp

NGRef: SJ5072 OSMap: LR117

OS National Grid Reference: SJ5072
Dimensions: c.426 x 377 ft (130 x 115 m)
Area: c.3¾ acres (c.1.49 ha)

Roman Roads near Manley Camp

None identified