Milton (Tassiesholm) Temporary Camp
Marching or Temporary Camps
This camp lies about 500 feet S of the Antonine fortlet. Its entire W side, 425 ft. long, and lengths of the N and S defences including attached W corner-angles were identified on aerial photographs taken in the late-1940’s. Crop-mark evidence of the E side, 425 ft. long, was obtained from A.P.’s taken in the early-1950’s. Each visible side is possessed of a gateway with titulus outwork. The E-W dimension of the camp is around 550 ft.
References for Tassiesholm
- Air Reconnaissance of North Britain by J.K. St. Joseph in J.R.S. xli (1951) p.58;
- Air Reconnaissance in Britain, 1951-5 by J.K. St. Joseph in J.R.S. xlv (1955) p.85.
Map References for Tassiesholm
NGRef: NT0901 OSMap: LR78
OS National Grid Reference: NT0901
Dimensions: c.550 x 425 ft (c.168 x 130 m)
Area: c.5½ acres (c.2.2 ha)