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Cavers Mains

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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.

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