Swindon Camp

Marching or Temporary Camps

The circuit of this large camp is incompletely recorded known but all sides and angles can be extrapolated. The camp lies on a high ridge overlooking Swindon and the Smestow Brook from the west, just over a mile (almost 2 km) to the north of the Greensforge complex.

References for Swindon Camp

  • Air Reconnaissance in Britain, 1969-72 by J.K. St. Joseph in J.R.S. lxiii (1973) p.233;
  • Roman Camps in England – The Field Archaeology by the R.C.H.M.E.;

Map References for Swindon Camp

NGRef: SO8590 OSMap: LR139

OS National Grid Reference: SO855904
Dimensions: c.1,575 x 1,050 ft (480 x 320 m)
Area: 38 acres (15 ha)

Roman Roads near Swindon Camp

None identified