Maxton Camp

Marching or Temporary Camps

The rounded east angle, a long length of the south-east side and a shorter length of the north-east side of this camp were discovered on aerial photographs in 1965. A number of coins, ranging from Vespasian to Constantine, have been found in the area, along with two brooches and other Roman material.

References for Maxton Camp

  • Air Reconnaissance in Britain, 1961-64 by J.K. St. Joseph in J.R.S. lv (1965) p.78;
  • Britannia xxviii (1997) p.412.

Map References for Maxton Camp

NGRef: NT6130 OSMap: LR74

OS National Grid Reference: NT614304
Dimensions: 750+ x 350+ ft (230+ x 110+ m)
Area: >6 acres (>2.4 ha)

Roman Roads near Maxton Camp

Dere Street: NW (4) to Newstead (Newstead, Borders) Dere Street: SE (7) to Cappvck (Borders)