Inveravon Temporary Camp 1

Marching or Temporary Camp

Inveravon Camp 1 is  large camp is aligned north-south with gateways in the centre of the long, east and west sides, the latter protected by an external tutulus. The east ditch, trenched in 1983, was found to be 3¼ ft. wide and 1¾ ft. deep (1 x 0.55 m) with a flat bottom. The smaller Camp #2 lies across the southern part of this camp.

References for Inveravon Camps

  • The Roman Wall in Scotland by Sir George MacDonald (Oxford, 2nd Ed. 1934) pp.192-4;
  • Air Reconnaissance in Britain, 1955-7 by J.K. St. Joseph in J.R.S. xlviii (1958) p.89;
  • Air Reconnaissance in Britain, 1958-1960 by J.K. St. Joseph in J.R.S. li (1961) p.122;
  • Air Reconnaissance in Britain, 1961-64 by J.K. St. Joseph in J.R.S. lv (1965) p.80;
  • Britannia xv (1984) p.276; Britannia xxvii (1996) p.398.

Map References for Inveravon Camps

NGRef: NS9679 OSMap: LR65

OS National Grid Reference: NS961793
Dimensions: 700 x 500 ft (c.213 x 152 m)
Area: 8 acres (c.3.25 ha)

Roman Roads near Inveravon Camps

None identified

Sites near Inveravon Temporary Camp 1