Pathhead Temporary Camp 3

Marching or Temporary Camp

Pathhead Camp 3 is a  large encampment, the defences of which crosses the southern parts of both Camps #1 and #2, is among the largest known in Scotland, or indeed, in the whole of Britain.

References for Pathhead Camps

  • Air Reconnaissance in Britain, 1955-7 by J.K. St. Joseph in J.R.S. xlviii (1958) p.88;
  • Air Reconnaissance in Britain, 1958-1960 by J.K. St. Joseph in J.R.S. li (1961) p.121;
  • Air Reconnaissance in Britain, 1965-1968 by J.K. St. Joseph in J.R.S. lix (1969) p.107;
  • Air Reconnaissance in Britain, 1969-72 by J.K. St. Joseph in J.R.S. lxiii (1973) p.216;
  • Britannia xxix (1998) p.380.

Map References for Pathhead Camps

NGRef: NT3963 OSMap: LR66

OS National Grid Reference: NT399632
Dimensions: c.2,450 x 2,450 ft (c.747 x 747 m)
Area: c.137¾ acres (c.55.8 ha)

Roman Roads near Pathhead Camps

Sites near Pathhead Temporary Camp 3