Upton-by-Chester Marching Camp 4

Marching or Temporary Camps

Discovered on aerial photographs taken on 8th August 1990, the entire perimeter has been traced, aside from short gaps in three of its sides. None of these gaps may be positively identified as gateways.

References for Upton Camps

  • A Note on New Evidence from Aerial Reconnaissance for Roman Military Sites in Cheshire by Robert A Philpott in Britannia xxix (1998) pp.341-353;
  • a copy of O.S. Landranger map 117 Chester and Wrexham would also be of benefit.

Map References for Upton Camps

OSMap: LR117

OS National Grid Reference: SJ419699
Dimensions: c.515 x 423 ft (157 x 129 m)
Area: c.5 acres (c.2.02 ha)

Roman Roads near Upton Camps

None identified