Coesike West 1 and 2 Temporary Camp

Marching or Temporary Camps

Smaller camp built within the site of a larger camp.

Coesike Marching Camp West 1

OS National Grid Reference: NY817701
Dimensions: 180 x 180 ft (55 x 55 m)
Area: c.½ acre (0.2 ha)
Description: This rhomboidal camp overlies the earlier Camp-2. Three gates are recorded, located centrally in the north, east and west sides, all with titulum defensive outworks. The camp faced north.

Coesike Marching Camp West 2

OS National Grid Reference: NY817701
Dimensions: 112 x 112 ft (c.34 x 34 m)
Area: c.¼ acre (0.1 ha)
Description: This small squarish camp lies entirely within Camp-1, which overlies the western defences. There is a gate with titulum located centrally on the north side and there is a gap in the east defences which may also have constituted a gateway. This camp probably faced north.