Sandforth Moor Temporary Camp

Marching or Temporary Camps

This small camp lies just 220 yards (200m) west of Dere Street, about 3½ miles (5.5km) north of the Piercebridge fort. Only the west and south sides and a short piece of the east side have been plotted. No gateways are visible.

References for Sandforth Moor Camp

  • Roman Camps in England – The Field Archaeology by the R.C.H.M.E.

Map References for Sandforth Moor Camp

NGRef: NZ2021 OSMap: LR93

OS National Grid Reference: NZ205210
Dimensions: 276 x c.328 ft (84 x c.100 m)
Area: c.2¼ acres (c.0.85 ha)

Roman Roads near Sandforth Moor Camp

N (6) to Binchester (Binchester, Durham) S (3) to Piercebridge (Durham)