Chew Green Camp 4

Marching or Temporary Camps

As the Chew Green  camps overlap and descriptions are sometimes confusing,  it is appropriate to better define them.
Camp 4 is built entirely within Camp 1.  It is thought to be a semi-permanent camp that was occupied for more than just a few days.

Other Roman Sites in the Neighbourhood

Aside from the fortlet at Chew Green (NT7808) and another nearby at Brownhart Law (NT7909), there are also several Roman marching camps in the area; two at Chew Green itself (NT7808; see below), three to the north at Pennymuir (NT7513), and another two to the south at Featherwood (NT8105). In addition, there is a Roman Practice Works at Woden Law, a little way to the north (NT7612) near the Pennymuir camps, one of only three such works in Scotland, the other two being located at Burnswark in Dumfries & Galloway.

Map References for Chew Green Camp 4

OS National Grid Reference: NT788084
Dimensions: c.885 x c.935 ft (c.270 x c.285 m)
Area: 19 acres (7.7 ha)

References for Chew Green Camp 4

  • Roman Camps in England – The Field Archaeology by the R.C.H.M.E. (H.M.S.O, London, 1995).

Roman Roads near Chew Green Camp 4

SSE (8) to Bremenivm (High Rochester, Northumberland) NW (10) to Cappvck (Borders)