Chew Green Camp 4

Marching or Temporary Camp

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 [post_id=”10789″]Brownhart Law[/link_post] (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)

Sites near Chew Green Camp 4