Strageath Cottage Temporary Camp

Marching or Temporary Camps

Strageath Camp lies 1,550 feet from the fort at Strageath, on the opposite (?) bank of the River Earn. The east side of the camp has not yet been firmly established but crop-marks seem to indicate that it may have lay about 1,540 ft (470 m) from the west side.

There is another temporary camp nearby at Dornock (NN8719), and two more at Innerpeffray (NN9118).

References for Strageath Camp

  • Air Reconnaissance of Roman Scotland 1939-75 by J.K. St. Joseph in G.A.J. iv (1976);
  • Air Reconnaissance in Roman Britain 1977-1984 by G.S. Maxwell & D.R. Wilson in Britannia xviii (1987)pp.35/6.

Map References for Strageath Camp

NGRef: NN8918 OSMap: LR58

OS National Grid Reference: NN891181
Dimensions: c.1,540 x 950 ft (c.470 x 290 m)
Area: c.33½3 acres (c.25.5 ha?)

Roman Roads near Strageath Camp

None identified