Tamfourhill Camp

Marching or Temporary Camps

Discovered from the air in 1977 lying about 300 yards south of the Antonine Wall and about 330 yards south-west of the Watling Lodge fortlet. The northern gateway of this larger example of Antonine labour-camps was defended by a titulum outwork.

References for Tamfourhill Camp

  • Britannia ix (1978) p.413;
  • Air Reconnaissance in Roman Britain 1977-1984 by G.S. Maxwell & D.R. Wilson in Britannia xviii (1987) p.29;
  • Britannia xxxii (2001) pp.319/20.

Map References for Tamfourhill Camp

NGRef: NS8579 OSMap: LR65

OS National Grid Reference: NS859794
Dimensions: c.600 x 490 ft (c.185 x 150 m)
Area: c.7 acres (c.2.8 ha)

Roman Roads near Tamfourhill Camp

None identified