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