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Record Detail

  • Organisation
    RCAHMS
  • Alternative name(s)
    N/A
  • Canmore ID
    55268
  • Site type
    TEMPORARY CAMP (ROMAN)
  • Parish
    CAVERS
  • Council
    ROXBURGHSHIRE
  • NGR
    NT 548 167
  • Latitude, longitude
    55.442077N, 2.716013W
  • Archeological notes
    NT51NW 25 548 167. (NT 548 169) Roman Temporary Camp, Cavers Mains: Aerial photography has revealed a Roman camp on the E end of a ridge, at 500 ft OD, at Cavers Mains. About 1,000 ft of the SE side, 600 ft of the NE side, with the rounded angle between them is visible as a cropmark, with a slight change in direction in the SE side at a gate with a tutulus. J K St Joseph 1965 The remainder of the NE side (some 1,050 ft long), the rounded N angle, and part of the NW side have now been recorded. J K St Joseph 1969 There are no surface remains of this camp. The site is now under plough. Visited by OS (BS) 10 April 1975 Further aerial photographs taken by the RCAHMS in 1980 and 1995.
  • Architectural notes
    N/A

Related material information

PHOTOGRAPHS

  • 55268 (31/7/1979)
    Oblique aerial view.
  • 55268 (1/8/1974)
    Oblique aerial view.
  • 55268 (27/7/1962)
    Oblique aerial view.
  • 55268 ()
    Oblique aerial view.
  • 55268 ()
    Oblique aerial view.
  • 55268 ()
    Cavers Mains, oblique aerial view, taken from the E, centred on the cropmarks of a Roman Temporary Camp and a linear cropmark.
  • 55268 ()
    Cavers Mains, oblique aerial view, taken from the SE, centred on the cropmarks of a Roman Temporary Camp and a linear cropmark.
  • 55268 ()
    Cavers Mains, oblique aerial view, taken from the NW, centred on the cropmarks of a Roman Temporary Camp and a linear cropmark.
  • 55268 ()
    Cavers Mains, oblique aerial view, taken from the ENE, centred on the cropmarks of a Roman Temporary Camp and a linear cropmark.
  • 55268 ()
    Cavers Mains, oblique aerial view, taken from the SW, centred on the cropmarks of a Roman Temporary Camp and a linear cropmark.
  • 55268 (1980)
    Oblique aerial view.
  • 55268 (1980)
    Oblique aerial view.

PRINTS AND DRAWINGS

  • 55268 ()
    Cavers Mains Roman temporary camp. Plan. Signed: 'J.K.St.J. mensit delineavit B.M.T.'

SCANNED IMAGES

  • 357769 (1980)
    Oblique aerial view.

DIGITAL NON-IMAGE FILE

  • 55268 (1/2013)
    Archiving forms forArchaeological Evaluation for Fraser Architecture, from Wheelhouse Eco Hut Campsite and Self Catering, Airigh Mhic Ruairidh, Griminish, North Uist.
  • 55268 (1/2013)
    Survey Drawing for Archaeological Evaluation for Fraser Architecture, from Wheelhouse Eco Hut Campsite and Self Catering, Airigh Mhic Ruairidh, Griminish, North Uist.
  • 55268 (1/2013)
    Trench register for Archaeological Evaluation.
  • 55268 (1/2013)
    Written Scheme of Investigation for Archaeological Evaluation for Fraser Architecture, from Wheelhouse Eco Hut Campsite and Self Catering, Airigh Mhic Ruairidh, Griminish, North Uist.
  • 55268 (1/2013)
    Archaeological Evaluation for Fraser Architecture, from Wheelhouse Eco Hut Campsite and Self Catering, Airigh Mhic Ruairidh, Griminish, North Uist.
  • 55268 (5/2012)
    Illustration 1-7 forArchaeological Walkover Survey and Deskbased Assessment for Angus and Michelle MacDonald, and an Archaeological Evaluation for Fraser Architecture, from Wheelhouse Eco Hut Campsite and Self Catering, Airigh Mhic Ruairidh, Griminish, North Uist.
  • 55268 (5/2012)
    Illustration 1 of Site location forArchaeological Walkover Survey and Deskbased Assessment for Angus and Michelle MacDonald, and an Archaeological Evaluation for Fraser Architecture, from Wheelhouse Eco Hut Campsite and Self Catering, Airigh Mhic Ruairidh, Griminish, North Uist.
  • 55268 (5/2012)
    Archaeological Walkover Survey and Deskbased Assessment for Angus and Michelle MacDonald, and an Archaeological Evaluation for Fraser Architecture, from Wheelhouse Eco Hut Campsite and Self Catering, Airigh Mhic Ruairidh, Griminish, North Uist.
  • 55268 (5/2012)
    Survey drawing for Deskbased Assessment.
  • 55268 (10/2013)
    Archive Forms for Watching Brief for Mr John Sinclair on behalf of Albrighton Roses Ltd. from Archaeological Works at Carvers Mains Farmhouse, Hawick.
  • 55268 (10/2013)
    Illus 2 Extract from the 1863 ordnance survey
  • 55268 (10/2013)
    Illus 1 Site Location plan for Watching Brief for Mr John Sinclair on behalf of Albrighton Roses Ltd. from Archaeological Works at Carvers Mains Farmhouse, Hawick.
  • 55268 (10/2013)
    Extension to Cavers Mains Farmhouse, Hawick.
  • 55268 (10/2013)
    Watching Brief for Mr John Sinclair on behalf of Albrighton Roses Ltd. from Archaeological Works at Carvers Mains Farmhouse, Hawick.

DIGITAL IMAGES

  • 1419972 (14/8/2013)
    Wall foundation cut Context 22 fully excavated
  • 1419971 (14/8/2013)
    Wall foundation cut Context 22 fully excavated
  • 1419970 (14/8/2013)
    NE-facing section of test pit 1
  • 1419969 (14/8/2013)
    NW-facing section of test pit 2
  • 1419968 (14/8/2013)
    Pit Context 9 fully excavated
  • 1419967 (14/8/2013)
    SW-facing section of test pit 2
  • 1419966 (14/8/2013)
    Pit Context 9 fully excavated
  • 1419965 (14/8/2013)
    Gullies 14 and 16 fully excavated
  • 1419964 (14/8/2013)
    Possible stakehole Context 18 half-sectioned
  • 1419963 (14/8/2013)
    Test pit 1 showing Context 19
  • 1419962 (14/8/2013)
    Test pit 2 showing Contexts 14, 16 and 18 partially excavated
  • 1419961 (14/8/2013)
    Test pit 1 showing Context 13
  • 1419960 (14/8/2013)
    Test pit 2 showing Context 12 revealed following removal of Context 11
  • 1419959 (14/8/2013)
    Test pit 2 showing Context 11 exposed
  • 1419958 (14/8/2013)
    General view of site
  • 1419942 (14/8/2013)
    General view of site
  • 1419941 (14/8/2013)
    Test pit 1 showing Context 6 exposed
  • 1419940 (14/8/2013)
    Test pit 2 showing Context 3 exposed
  • 1419798 (1/2013)
    Stone house feature to west of site
  • 1419797 (1/2013)
    Stone house feature to west of site
  • 1419796 (1/2013)
    Stone house feature to west of site
  • 1419795 (1/2013)
    Stone house feature to west of site
  • 1419794 (1/2013)
    Stone house feature to west of site
  • 1419793 (1/2013)
    General site shot
  • 1419792 (1/2013)
    General site shot
  • 1419791 (1/2013)
    View of slot through Trench 4
  • 1419790 (1/2013)
    View of slot through Trench 4
  • 1419789 (1/2013)
    View of slot through Trench 3
  • 1419788 (1/2013)
    View of slot through Trench 2
  • 1419787 (1/2013)
    View of slot through Trench 2
  • 1419786 (1/2013)
    Working shots
  • 1419785 (1/2013)
    Working shots
  • 1419784 (1/2013)
    View of Trench 8 and 9
  • 1419783 (1/2013)
    View of Trench 3
  • 1419782 (1/2013)
    Trench 1 setting
  • 1419781 (1/2013)
    Excavation of the water pipe trench
  • 1419780 (1/2013)
    Excavation of the water pipe trench
  • 1419779 (1/2013)
    View of stone feature close to pipe trench
  • 1419778 (1/2013)
    Excavation of the water pipe trench
  • 1419777 (1/2013)
    Excavation of the water pipe trench
  • 1419776 (1/2013)
    General view of Tr 1 setting
  • 1419775 (1/2013)
    General view of Tr 3 setting
  • 1419774 (1/2013)
    General view of Tr 10 setting
  • 1419773 (1/2013)
    Trench 10 excavation
  • 1419772 (1/2013)
    Trench 10 excavation
  • 1419771 (1/2013)
    Trench 9 excavation
  • 1419770 (1/2013)
    Trench 9 excavation
  • 1419769 (1/2013)
    Trench 8 excavation
  • 1419768 (1/2013)
    Trench 8 excavation
  • 1419767 (1/2013)
    Trench 7 excavation
  • 1419766 (1/2013)
    Trench 7 excavation
  • 1419765 (1/2013)
    Trench 6 excavation
  • 1419764 (1/2013)
    Trench 6 excavation
  • 1419763 (1/2013)
    House feature to the W of Tr 4 and Tr 5
  • 1419762 (1/2013)
    House feature to the W of Tr 4 and Tr 5
  • 1419761 (1/2013)
    Trench 5 excavation
  • 1419760 (1/2013)
    Trench 5 excavation
  • 1419759 (1/2013)
    Trench 4 view of slot
  • 1419758 (1/2013)
    Trench 4 excavation
  • 1419757 (1/2013)
    Trench 4 excavation
  • 1419756 (1/2013)
    General site shot
  • 1419755 (1/2013)
    Trench 3 excavation
  • 1419754 (1/2013)
    Trench 3 excavation
  • 1419753 (1/2013)
    Trench 2 excavation
  • 1419752 (1/2013)
    Trench 2 excavation
  • 1419751 (1/2013)
    Trench 1 showing slot to W
  • 1419750 (1/2013)
    Trench 1 excavation
  • 1419749 (1/2013)
    Trench 1 showing excavated slot
  • 1419748 (1/2013)
    Trench 1 excavation
  • 1419677 (1/2013)
    Working shot
  • 1419676 (1/2013)
    Working shot
  • 1419598 (5/2012)
    View of tractor found in sheepfold
  • 1419597 (5/2012)
    Detail of stone feature 004
  • 1419596 (5/2012)
    Detail of stone feature 004
  • 1419595 (5/2012)
    General view of the W half of the development site
  • 1419594 (5/2012)
    General view of the W half of the development site
  • 1419593 (5/2012)
    General view of the W half of the development site
  • 1419592 (5/2012)
    Detail of circular mound feature 005
  • 1419591 (5/2012)
    Detail of circular mound feature 005
  • 1419590 (5/2012)
    Detail of circular mound feature 003
  • 1419589 (5/2012)
    Detail of circular mound feature 003
  • 1419588 (5/2012)
    General site view from the E end of the development site
  • 1419587 (5/2012)
    General site view from the E end of the development site
  • 1419586 (5/2012)
    Detail of circular mound feature 002
  • 1419585 (5/2012)
    Detail of stone alignment feature 001
  • 1419584 (5/2012)
    View of rocky outcrops
  • 1419583 (5/2012)
    General site view
  • 1419582 (5/2012)
    View of the E half of the development site from the high ground
  • 1419581 (5/2012)
    View of the E half of the development site from the high ground
  • 1419580 (5/2012)
    General view of the beach head to the E
  • 1419579 (5/2012)
    General view of the beach head to the W
  • 1419578 (5/2012)
    View showing the rocky outcrops on the steep slopes
  • 1419577 (5/2012)
    View showing the rocky outcrops on the steep slopes
  • 1419576 (5/2012)
    General view of the of the development area from the W end
  • 1419575 (5/2012)
    General view of the of the development area from the W end
  • 1419574 (5/2012)
    General view of the western end of the development areaGeneral view of the western end of the development area
  • 1419573 (5/2012)
    General view of the western end of the development areaGeneral view of the western end of the development area
  • 1419531 (10/2013)
    General view of site showing foundations excavated
  • 1419530 (10/2013)
    View of foundation trenches
  • 1419529 (10/2013)
    View of foundation trenches
  • 1419528 (10/2013)
    View of foundation trenches
  • 1419527 (10/2013)
    View of cobbles to the SE of the area
  • 1419526 (10/2013)
    View of cobbles to the SE of the area
  • 1419525 (10/2013)
    Shot of the foundation remains of small 19th century building
  • 1419524 (10/2013)
    Shot of the foundation remains of small 19th century building

1st edition 6-inch maps

TitleDateOther parishes/counties
 Ordnance Survey six-inch to the mile, Roxburghshire, Sheet XX1858

1st edition 25-inch maps

TitleDateOther parishes/counties
 Ordnance Survey 25 inch to the mile Roxburgh, Sheet 020.131858
 Ordnance Survey 25 inch to the mile Roxburgh, Sheet 020.131858
 Ordnance Survey 25 inch to the mile Roxburgh, Sheet 020.131858
 Ordnance Survey 25 inch to the mile Roxburgh, Sheet 020.131858