Picton Camp

Marching or Temporary Camps

OS National Grid Reference: SJ424701
Dimensions: c.540 x 450 ft (165 x 138 m)
Area: c.5¾ acres (c.2.3 ha)
Description: Discovered from the air on 8th August 1995, this camp is the northernmost of seven camps in the Upton Group, and lies about a third of a mile (c.600m) ENE of Upton Camp 5. Aside from the defences on the north-east, almost the entire outline of this rectangular camp is known. Other than a centrally-placed gap in the southern defences, none of the other breaks visible on the A.P.'s may be positively identified as gateways.

References for Picton Camp

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

NGRef: SJ4270 OSMap: LR117

Roman Roads near Picton Camp

None identified