Polmont Camps

Marching or Temporary Camps

Polmont Hill Camp 1

OS National Grid Reference: NS947789
Dimensions: 275 x 275 ft (84 x 84 m)
Area: 1¾ acres (0.7 ha)
Description: Recorded on aerial photographs taken in the 1945, the eastern camp was identified from its rounded south-west corner-angle and lengths of the adjacent sides; there were faint traces of a gateway in the southern defences. Almost the entire outline was later recorded on A.P.'s taken in 1964.

Little Kerse, Polmont Camp 2

OS National Grid Reference: NS9478
Dimensions: 450 x 450 ft (137 x 137 m)
Area: c.4¾ acres (1.88 ha)
Description: Almost the entire outline of the western camp was recorded on A.P.'s in the 1940's. There are two gateways visible, each with a tutulus outwork, set in the south and east sides.

References for Polmont Camps

Air Reconnaissance of North Britain by J.K. St. Joseph in J.R.S. xli (1951) p.62; Air Reconnaissance in Britain, 1961-64 by J.K. St. Joseph in J.R.S. lv (1965) p.80.Air Reconnaissance of North Britain by J.K. St. Joseph in J.R.S. xli (1951) p.62; Air Reconnaissance in Britain, 1961-64 by J.K. St. Joseph in J.R.S. lv (1965) p.80. Air Reconnaissance of North Britain by J.K. St. Joseph in J.R.S. xli (1951) p.62; Air Reconnaissance in Britain, 1961-64 by J.K. St. Joseph in J.R.S. lv (1965) p.80.Air Reconnaissance of North Britain by J.K. St. Joseph in J.R.S. xli (1951) p.62; Air Reconnaissance in Britain, 1961-64 by J.K. St. Joseph in J.R.S. lv (1965) p.80.

Map References for Polmont Camps

NGRef: NS9478 OSMap: LR65

Roman Roads near Polmont Camps

None identified